Marketing, News | May 18, 2010

Tip to Motivate Your Employees

Staff being the most important factor of your business needs to be managed efficiently. Staff can be said as an asset of your business. Employees are the one who face daily to your customers.

Every small business wants motivated employees. They work more efficiently and produce better results. Here are some tips how to motivate your employees efficiently:

Goals: Have your goal. Convey goals that are specific, realistic, and measurable. The goal of your business should be the goal of your employee. As long as your employees can see the light at the end of the tunnel, they will keep working towards it with enthusiasm and focus. Know your employees: You need to know the skills of you employee. Their way of working and the field they specialised in. Get some insight into the lives of the people you hired. Learn about who they are, and where they are going. Find out what motivates each individual to do a good job so you can capitalize on it. Flexibility:


You must provide flexibility to your employee to come up with their views and ideas. In fact you must encourage them to come up with suggestions that would help your business. This would make them feel important and works with more dedication. Delegate authority: Authority must be delegate carefully keeping in mind the skills and capacity of the employee to perform it efficiently. Authority means to give the power to handle the task which should not be in excess so they would misuse it or not to less so that it would frustrate them. By opening up new possibilities, your employees will be encouraged to do the job the way they would do it if they were in charge. Rewards: Employee should be rewarded for the task done by them. Their work should be appreciated and appraised. You must provide a clear system of incentives for your employees, such as:

  • Awards and recognition
  • A pay raise or bonus
  • Increased time off
  • More responsibility
  • A promotion or a customized position.


Keep motivating:

Think of creative ways to increase your motivational strategies, including making use of retreats, team-building exercises and travel where relevant. More the workforce will be happy, more will be the productive, which leads to more profit and ensures a fun place to work.