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There’s nothing quite like being motivated at work.
With the wind beneath their wings, motivated employees produce better results, willingly take on more responsibility, are innovative in their thinking, help others… the list goes on. And they do it all with a smile.
Where does this sort of motivation come from? Some people are self-motivated. They do their best work because it’s fun, interesting, and they truly want to help the organization succeed.
However even self-motivated employees need to feel valued and receive some encouragement now and then. Here are some straightforward things that managers can do to help keep their employees motivated:
Even the most self-motivated employees will appreciate a little thoughtful management to keep them productive (taking on extra challenges), active (empowered to be innovative), and connected (contributing to organization success). Best of all, that motivation and enthusiasm is infectious and will be shared with the rest of the organization.