The struggle in motivating your team is that there are so many different ways to motivate them. Every person on your team is unique. Each one has a unique way they are motivated.
The challenge for you is to discover how your team members are motivated. But once you discover what motivates others, you will be onto something.
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While everyone is unique in what motivates them, there are common themes you will find as you try to motivate others. Below, you will see 10 ways to motivate your team.
10 Ways To Motivate Your Team
1. Motivate with monetary rewards:
You will often hear money isn’t the main factor in people enjoying their work or being motivated. I will tell you this is true. However, you can’t discount the motivation a monetary reward will bring. Read more...
You may be one of those that sees personal growth as a struggle. Something to be done, but it’s loathed as you’re growing.
You may say “It’s boring” or maybe “I’ve heard it a thousand times before.”
What can we do if we find ourselves stuck in a personal growth rut and unable to see our way out? One way is to begin gamifying our personal growth.
Gamifying? You’re probably asking yourself what the heck is gamification? You might even think gamifying and gamifcation aren’t even words. (They are, by the way)
What Is Gamification?
Let’s start with what is gamification? Wikipedia defines gamification as the use of game thinking and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage users in solving problems. Gamification is applied to improve user engagement, return on investment, data quality, timeliness, and learning.
So, what does that mean? Read more...