Sean Conrad on www.octanner.com says “when it comes to employee motivation, once basic financial needs are met, autonomy, mastery, and purpose—not money—are better motivators of performance.
In many ways, motivation is a personal thing, driven by our individual life circumstances, personality, values, needs, etc. Truly motivated people dig deep and find the motivation within themselves to carry on.
So where does that leave employers and managers? Is there anything we can do to motivate our employees to perform better?
Here are four often over-looked ways managers can support stronger employee motivation:
- Interact with your employees daily
- Empower employees to manage their own performance and development
- Personalize rewards and recognition
- Pay attention to the little things.