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Motivating Employees Improves Their Production

Oct 9, 2007
There are so many ways that you can motivate a person, however, you have to think about the person and their personality before you try to motivate employees. It's a good thing that you want to motivate your workers because you will eventually improve your production and then profit. There is a lot to gain with motivated employees, however, you need to know how to get them motivated.

When it comes to motivation you need to be positive about your comments towards the employees. Everyone is different and needs to be treated differently. There are a few ways that you can motivate your employees. The first way is their compliments and suggestions. This is where you give them encouragement by complimenting their productivity and then you suggest for them to set a new goal or support them to continue to reach their goals. This is the way that you need to treat sensitive workers.

You are able to motivate them because they need just a little boast to their self esteem to be a little bit better. The second way is to give solid criticism. There are some people who are perfectionists and when you give them constructive criticism, you are able to motivate them to perform better. What you are doing is challenging them to reach for a higher level of performance or goal setting. The third way to motivate a worker is by force or power. This is not suggested, but if nothing else happens, they will start to work harder if they know that they are being monitored. If they know that they are on the list of people who could potentially be fired, they will work harder than ever.

One of the most important tools that you will need to motivate your workers is encouraging words. You will need to show your workers that you care about their own goals as well as the company's goals. You need to be able to show your workers that you truly care about their progress. Then you should think about the force. Don't allow yourself to be a bully. If you really want to get your workers to become better, you will want to give encouragement and understanding.

If you find that you are losing your patients with a worker, you may want to set down and talk to that worker. Through the talking, you will find motivation for the both of you. You will be able to find something that will push the worker to their potential and you will also get a better understanding of how to approach the worker in the future. Motivation is something that comes from everywhere. It comes from management, it comes from peers, and it comes from inside.

Many employers make the wrong decision to give things to the workers to motivate them. Giving gifts are rewards to the employees are just nice every now and then. It is appreciated by employees if you give them a gift every now and then.

If you notice that your workers aren't giving you what you need, then you may want to challenge them by offering a reward. You will also want to use this tactic when you reach a stalemate. When you have tried everything else, rewards will work out. This can be a small raise, a day off paid, an extra vacation day, and so on. Just give them something small that will boast their moral so that they can give it their all.

This is a way to get the motivation started in your workplace, however, with a few kind words, and some support and understanding, you can have outstanding employees.
About the Author
Carl Hoffman has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience and is considered an expert cook. he has many online ventures and author of countless articles on cooking, health, sales and marketing. You can visit him at Easy to Start Home Business Opportunites.
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