motivation of employees

I find it fascinating that there are people out there who can focus on important things without having to have the feeling of adrenaline-fuelled urgency to push themselves forward. That they have some internal sense of calm, relaxed motivation, rather than ‘all employees head to panic stations, this is not a drill, move move move’-motivation.

I don’t understand how you can focus without a sense of impending doom, I really don’t.

How To Give Concise Positive Feedback

Providing regular positive feedback is crucial, but many of us aren’t sure how to do so without seeming insincere or gratuitous. The following are a few strategies you can implement in order to give positive feedback that inspires and motivates:

1. Praise the employee as soon as they complete the positive action.

2. Be specific, so the person knows what they should repeat.

3. Keep your positive and negative feedback separate.

4. Make achievements visible.

5. Frame accomplishments in the context of the bigger picture.

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Employees are vastly more satisfied and productive, it turns out, when four of their core needs are met: physical, through opportunities to regularly renew and recharge at work; emotional, by feeling valued and appreciated for their contributions; mental, when they have the opportunity to focus in an absorbed way on their most important tasks and define when and where they get their work done; and spiritual, by doing more of what they do best and enjoy most, and by feeling connected to a higher purpose at work.