Demotivation is often a direct result of lack of recognition, knowing this, sales and marketing specialist Blue Moose has developed a culture surrounding reward and recognition. The CEO is proud of their ability to motivate their contractors through this simple method.
Engagement levels in the workplace need to be high to maximise productivity, and for businesses to accelerate success and provide career development opportunities. Many business leaders are unable to maintain consistent motivation levels and placing a glass ceiling on the growth potential of the company.
Included in the firm’s mission is to create long-term opportunities for developing professionals, by treating each contractor as an individual they can tailor incentives to offer maximum impact.
Blue Moose reveal their secrets on encouraging motivation in the workplace:
Expressing gratitude – Each person within a business has a responsibility and tasks which relate when people are striving to go above and beyond it is crucial to recognise and demonstrate gratitude.
Find out Why – There is always a reason behind disengagement, a company has a duty of care to find out why. Often there is a simple solution which can reset vision and boost motivation. Approaching such conversations with care will ensure honest answers are given, and actions can be taken.
Sharing their accomplishments – Creating an achievement board or a newsletter is a consistent way to showcase individual or team accomplishments. Be sure to thank people in person for their input regardless of the outcome.
Share company goals – When people know why their roles are vital it creates a sense of responsibility, knowing their tasks big or small all contribute to the overall functionality of the business is critical for sustainable motivation. Always offer up senior positions to existing professionals too, this will encourage personal development if a clear progressional path is visible.
Focusing on accountability – Getting employees involved in business activities is a great way to ensure they are engaged. By lending responsibility to their tasks, it allows them to promote pride in their work and develop their brand within an organization.