When it comes to motivating employees, many managers and leaders can waste their time and energy on the wrong methods and quickly become frustrated at their lack of ability to rouse the spirits of their team. What might seem like a rational motivator to you as a manager, may not be the same for the individual members of your team. In fact, many managers who we have worked with have said that the things they have found that do actually motivate their team seem completely irrational to them! So, as a leader, how can you really improve employee motivation within your company?
The infographic below aims to help by detailing the four most common motivation mistakes we have found over our 10 years of working with managers and leaders in all sectors. Make sure you are not getting hung up on any of these mistakes, and learn how to motivate your team in the right way.
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Head of Training
Mark Williams is a learning and development professional, using business psychology and multiple intelligences to create fascinating and quickly-identifiable learning initiatives in the real-world business setting. Mark’s role at MTD is to ensure that our training is leading edge, and works closely with our trainers to develop the best learning experiences for all people on learning programmes. Mark designs and delivers training programmes for businesses both small and large and strives to ensure that MTD’s clients are receiving the very best training, support and services that will really make a difference to their business.