Employee Motivation - Get The Basics Right First

Written by Martin Haworth


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  • Achievable Goals By being really, really clear about what you expect from your employees, you will setrepparttar scene for commited staff. Through knowing exactly what their performance should look like to be judged excellent, by you, gets buy-in, big-time. So be clear, give themrepparttar 119456 resources to achieve success and they will be well onside.

  • Being Thanked As they do a good job for you each day - tell them! Appreciation for acheiving success, especially when it's fromrepparttar 119457 boss is so important. So recognising excellent performance, even for small tasks, cost nothing and takes but a moment - worth building into your day job activities - every day!

  • Challenge People like to do new things, to explore, to seek out and utilise their potential, Sometimes this means they will have to be 'stretched' in what they do. With a helping hand, to support, coach and growrepparttar 119458 skills of your people, you are setting in place a keen, ambitious and ready-for-the-next-experience star inrepparttar 119459 making. So find new ways to develop them.

  • Security In today's business climate, it isn't always easy to buildrepparttar 119460 best future consistently - things change too much, too quickly. But you can go some way to ensure that it is a safe place to be. With this level of security, your people will loosen up and feel capable of being with you, rather than against. It is a measure of your own leadership as to how well this works. These are basics for your people - get these right and you will be 85% there, in having motivated people working with you. Then you can turn onrepparttar 119461 charm, get radical and creative and find them right there alongside you (in front even!). Focused on building your business strongly.

    2005 Martin Haworth is a Business and Management Coach. He works worldwide, mainly by phone, with small business owners, managers and corporate leaders. He has hundreds of hints, tips and ideas at his website, www.coaching-business-to-success.com.


  • Agendas Make Meetings Productive

    Written by Martin Haworth


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  • Action Points Asrepparttar meeting progresses there will be action points that individual meeting members will be accountable for. By having a spot onrepparttar 119455 agenda for a quick review, prior to circulating these in writing, everyone will be clear on what is expected of them.

  • Parked Items Sometimes during a meeting, items arise which whilst important, are outsiderepparttar 119456 scope of that particular meeting. So by both 'parking' them duringrepparttar 119457 meeting, thus validating their importance, and having a specific point to checkrepparttar 119458 next steps for them is clear, they do recieve attention. This then allowsrepparttar 119459 meeting purpose to be maintained.

  • Next Meeting
    By ensuringrepparttar 119460 date ofrepparttar 119461 next meeting is an agenda item, this serves three purposes
    1. It indicates torepparttar 119462 meeting attendees follow up meetings
    2. It gives an indication of when agreed action points fromrepparttar 119463 meeting are likely to be required
    3. Finally, it remindsrepparttar 119464 person responsible forrepparttar 119465 agenda to agree a clear date duringrepparttar 119466 meeting - if not, it is likely to slip.
  • Meeting Review Your agenda should also be an ongoing learning tool. As such, and to ensure your meetings truly make a difference, there is a real benefit in reviewing how things have worked inrepparttar 119467 meetng - for all participants. Agenda it!

    2005 Martin Haworth is a Business and Management Coach. He works worldwide, mainly by phone, with small business owners, managers and corporate leaders. He has hundreds of hints, tips and ideas at his website, www.coaching-business-to-success.com.


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