Team motivation and workforce motivation is giving a lot of business owners and business executives sleepless night in recent time. The team you want to motivate can be; your sales team, business team, or simply your employees, what matters is that all the above group are made up of humans / people will produce results- even beyond your imagination.
If you have been looking for ways to motivate your team members and your workforce, look no further as this article is packed with time tested motivation techniques that have consistently produced result.
All that is required of you is the motivation to take action so as to get the benefits you so much desire for your business.
WHAT IS MOTIVATION?
Before we go into the business, let’s quickly look at what motivation is. Motivation simply means encouragement. You motivate people when you encourage them into taking action. On this note, below are seven ways of encouraging any group of people and bring out the best in them.
7 WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR TEAM AND WORKFORCE
I encourage you to read with an open mind!
ANALYSE SETBACK, MISTAKES, AND PROBLEMS- NEVER WORRY OR COMPLAIN ABOUT THEM
Call together your team members, and your workforce seat them down and analyse what led to a setback, failure, mistakes and problems encountered while trying to achieve organizational goal of your company rather than complain and look for whom to assign blames to.
This will make the people you are dealing with love and appreciate you. This act will not only motivate them to do wonders, but will earn you as a leader their respect, loyalty and love as long as they remain in your team.
Dialogue brings better solution to problems than confrontation and quarrels.
THINK POSITIVELY AT ALL TIME – BRING OUT THE BEST IN YOUR SUBJECTS
Be a positive thinker at all times. Let the enthusiasm in you radiate in such a way that your team members will look up to you for motivation and inspiration. Learn to be calm even in face of trials and difficult situation. You will be surprised that this will almost always produce result- even when all hope seems to have been lost.
TAKE YOUR TEAM MEMBERS OUT FOR PHYSICAL EXERCISE
There should be an exercise program for your workforce and team members. All work and no play make jack a dull boy. There is an addition to this now that all work and no play kills jack.
Good amount of energy will be release in the system of the people under your control when they play. This is evidenced by the fact that playing makes people happy and happiness have been medically proven to act as a catalyst as far as energy level is concerned.
PLAY MOTIVATIONAL TAPES IN THE WORK AREA OF YOUR TEAM MEMBERS AND WORKFORCE
What you listen to and what you read have a way of impacting your motivation and passion. Since they cannot be working and reading motivational books and materials, you will be doing them and tour business a favour by playing motivational tapes to their hearing.
The motivational thoughts in the tape will provoke their inner giant to go to work. Note that listening to or reading motivational tapes will not teach you or your workers anything new but, will ignite their passion to use the knowledge they already have.
GENUINELY ADD VALUE TO THEIR LIFE- YOU MAY ORGANIZE SEMINARS FOR THEM
Open and sincere appreciation will make a person willing and ready to lay his or her life for your sake. Genuinely add value to the people you are dealing with and notice how they will in turn reciprocate with love that will translate into productivity.
RESPECT THE OPINION OF YOUR TEAM MEMBERS
People value their opinion more than anything else. You don’t expect me to be loyal and motivated to the point of putting in my best in the progress of your company when I it is always glaring that my opinion don’t count in matters that are raised from time to time.
Make the opinion of your workforce and sales team count and notice the dramatic increase in the motivation of your team and workforce.
THANK YOUR TEAM MEMBERS AND WORKFORCE ALWAYS
Thanksgiving is the shortest way the heart of humans. Even God is pleased with thanksgiving – no wonder He loves David so much!
Team motivation and workforce motivation can be easily achieved by simply thanking you’re your work force which is your most valued asset. It is funny to note that people tend to take care of their assets on a regular basis and forget to take care of their employees who are the most important asset.
Even the accounting profession is guilty of this crime!
Be informed that all that you have read thus far are not only applicable to team motivation and workforce motivation alone. They are sound motivation truths that have proven evidence of producing result in all facets of life.
You can apply the tips here in your; marriage, relationship, business dealings, sales meeting, office motivation. You can even apply the above motivation tips in your play life. Let your imagination drive you.