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15 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For effective results, each leader needs to have a motivation strategy for creating and maintaining the spirit of enthusiasm among employees: this will lead to great achievements.

Below are 15 effective ways for you to motivate your staff and ensure the continuous growth of your organization.

  1. Share the Organizational Vision With Each Member

If everyone is aware of the collective vision, which will lead to prosperity and success of each team member, motivation and enthusiasm become indivisible parts of all activities. Make sure that you continuously concentrate the attention of your staff on the glory of reaching that powerful vision.

  1. Communicate With Your Staff

You can’t learn about ideas, attitude or concerns of your team members without constant communication. Use each opportunity to interact with them and you will discover hundreds of new ways of organizing your activities more successfully.

  1. Make People Feel Appreciated

One of the greatest needs of each person is the need of being appreciated. Appreciation very often is a greater reward than money. Show your sincere gratitude for the unique contribution each team member makes to the organization.

  1. Support New Ideas

Each team member will feel empowered by the opportunity to not only implement day to day tasks but as well as suggest new ideas and make them a reality. Give people a chance to take initiative and you will be amazed by their ability to create brilliant ideas.

  1. Give Challenging Tasks

People can’t grow if they are constantly doing what they have always done. Make them develop new skills by giving challenging tasks. At the same time make sure the task is reachable and is in the frames of the person’s interests.

  1. Encourage Creativity

Supervising doesn’t mean controlling each and every step. It means making sure that all the organizational activities are being implemented at the highest level. Give people the freedom to find their own unique ways of solving issues. Challenge them to think out of the box.

  1. Give Each One Opportunities to Grow

If people know that everything is going to be the same way all the time, they will definitely lose the motivation to put their maximum efforts in the work. They should be sure that the devotion and hard work will lead to new personal and professional achievements.

  1. Empower Each Individual

Very often people need just a little encouragement to believe in themselves and to realize that they have a greater potential within. Always show your confidence in the unique abilities and potential of your team members.

  1. Give as Much Support as You Can

Even if people in your organization are self-disciplined and creative enough for finding solutions to various problems, anyway, they are always in need of your guidance. Support them as much as you can, and they will be inspired to do the same for you and for the organization.

  1. Manage Each One Individually

Every person has their strengths and weaknesses. Someone may be amazing at public speaking, while the other one has great writing skills. Give people a chance to operate in the frames of their strengths, and they will be more confident and motivated in their activities.

  1. Don’t Let Your People Become Bored

Do you want your team to be enthusiastic and productive? Then avoid routine. Routine is the enthusiasm killer.  Let people explore and discover. Make the work as interesting and engaging as you can.

  1. Create Healthy Competition

For this purpose you can effectively use the famous rewards system. People contribute their efforts and ideas to the maximum, when they know that outstanding excellence will lead to rewards. Just make sure that the reward system is absolutely transparent to everyone.

  1. Celebrate Each Success

Even the smallest achievements are worth being celebrated. The road to success consists of thousand small steps. Glorify each and every goal achieved and show to your team that all of you made one more important step forward.

  1. Make Sure There Is a Good Working Environment

Research showed that environment is more important to employees than money. This is a great chance for you to create extra motivation for your staff by making the work environment a beautiful place for work, rest and have fun at the same time.

  1. Create and Maintain a Team Spirit

Team is like a family, where mutual support and trust are the most important values. Organize team activities both during working time and after. You will have the half of success by creating and maintaining a powerful team spirit at the workplace.

Anush Kostanyan

Anush Kostanyan

Find me on Huffington Post: www.huffingtonpost.com/anush-kostanyan/

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