Who knew that motivating your Teams is as basic a need as putting fuel in your car.
It is not always about: the Pizza Party, getting more hours. being liked.
It can simply be about: Acknowledging someone’s presence, Celebrating the good, the bad and the ugly, Validating their efforts and being present on the floor and working shoulder to shoulder with them.
Do you need to spend money to keep someone motivated? – Nope!
Well, maybe a coffee would be nice as it is one of the greatest forms of currency out there; otherwise, the answer is no.
Please, please remember that what motivates one will not always motivate another. This is where working with your Teams on the floor will allow you to take “Mental Notes” as to what makes each of them tick.
Your 25-year-old part-time Employee has different needs and life experiences than your 55-year-old mother of 3.
The simple trick to learning what really motivates your Employees; wait, wait, wait for this revolutionary idea:
* Listen and ask Questions. – Not rocket science eh?
Have a PHENOMENAL day.