Attend, Listen, Learn and Motivate

Attend, Listen, Learn and Motivate

One of the most effective ways to motivate staff is to actively listen to them. The process of active listening may sound simple but its effects are profound and far-reaching. I was running a workshop for senior managers on assertion and communication skills.  One of the managers, who had seemed highly motivated by the session […]

Employee Motivation: Meet Three Basic Needs

Employee Motivation: Meet Three Basic Needs

As a manager, you have a better chance of improving employee motivation if you keep in mind the three basic needs of employees. These, incidentally, are motivators for managers as well. The three basic needs can be summarized as follows: tell me what you expect of me give me the resources to do my job let […]