Motivation Archives -
Establishing A Shop’s Chain Of Command: Motivating Your Team To Succeed

A team of great employees is a lot like a well-oiled army platoon. In order to succeed, everyone needs to know their role, needs to support one another, and needs to share a common objective. The team also needs to understand and respect the chain of command.

How Do You Motivate Your Employees?

There’s an old management saying about the carrot or the stick. Carrots incent behavior, and sticks intimidate behavior. Over time, both styles have been tested. My opinion is that long term, the stick becomes ineffective and can lead to burnout and even the loss of good employees.

Passion Powers Performance: Does Your Team Have It?

Do your business team members have a passion for their work? More importantly, do you? Consultants who study high-performance organizations and high achievers (conspicuously raising my hand) will tell you that passion and success go hand-in-hand.

7 Tips For Starting A Successful Workday

Mornings can be hectic for most people, and, oftentimes, if the day gets off to a rough start, it can set the tone for the rest of the day. Here are some tips to get your team off to a good start and then watch productivity soar.

Are Your Employees Lacking Motivation?

Many company leaders believe that offering higher pay than the competition is enough to attract and retain the best people. However, many studies suggest something different: We have to find a way to tap into the deeper motivational needs of our staff if we want to create and keep the stars!