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Monday, March 16, 2009

Low Cost Ways to Motivate Your Employees

The news media is overwhelming us with "doom and gloom". (As my wife says, they are really at it). We can successfully counteract this in the workplace . One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is in meetings. If you conduct a weekly staff meeting, start out the with something positive-it can be professional or personal i.e. "we just landed a new account, John's son made Eagle Scout, Marshall is a new grandfather". And finish the meeting on a positive note too. What have you got to lose by trying this approach? The results may surprise you.

Thanks for reading.

In your opinion, which of the following is the most effective way to recognize an employee for a significant accomplishment at work?