Small Biz Tip: People Management: Motivating Employees

Tips from August 6, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss people management: motivating employees.

  1. Communicate your vision of the company. Explain the mission & goals. Remind employees to enhance importance of the company.
  2. Involve employees in special projects they're normally not assigned to. Allow them to be creative & show you value their opinions.
  3. Allow flexibility in some situations, such as a new baby, death, or illness. It will give employees encouragement to trust you.
  4. Reward your employees. Any size reward acknowledges you're thankful for their work & accomplishments. It's the thought that counts.

Daily Overview: Boosting morale doesn't have to put a hole in your wallet. Show respect & your employees will work.