Prepare to use the following employee motivation tactics in order to shake things up at the office and get your team flourishing instead of floundering:
Though some of the questions seem like something you’d ask an employee at a job interview, this approach should be used frequently to show your team you care. Just make sure to do your best to take action on the things people tell you whenever it’s possible!
Don’t treat people the way WE want to be treated.
Treat people the way THEY want to be treated.
The #1 Super Secret method: Ask 3 specific questions to get clues on how best to treat individual members of your team:
- What brings you the most satisfaction from work?
- Describe a time when you felt particularly motivated at work?
- What needs to happen for you to feel valued and appreciated?
I know this is definitely the right approach for most situations.
If I’m honest, I don’t think I’d have a particularly enlightening answer to any of them.
How about you? Would Paul’s approach work on you as an employee?
Has this or a similar approach helped you motivate employees?