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Motivating Employees: A Guide for Business Owners

Motivating Employees: A Guide for Business Owners

You may know from experience that most employees spend less than half their time at work genuinely working hard – for you as a business owner, this can be extremely frustrating, not to mention inefficient and expensive. However tempting it might be to assume that unproductive employees are congenitally lazy, often the problem is a lack of sufficient motivation. If you make your employees genuinely want to work well by aligning their goals with yours, they benefit from a more fulfilling job – and you benefit from a more productive workforce. This article explains how you can motivate your employees in order to achieve this win-win situation, including how to dish out praise and criticism, how to use pay and incentives effectively, and how to make the work more interesting in general. ... »