Tag Archives: employee motivation

Pass Them The Crown To Build The Empire

  Stop for a moment…. and imagine how you would feel as an employee under this situation: You have been working for ACME for ten years now. You do the same thing everyday. You’re tied at the desk pounding a decrepit keyboard; half the keys don’t work. When you’re not nursing carpal tunnel syndrome, you’re […]

Poor Performance Reward And Recognition

  The most effective tool in a manager’s toolkit for dealing with poor performance is coaching. Not screaming at them from the stands and withholding rewards but working with them down on the pitch to find out what’s causing the problem and building their fitness and stamina like the corporate athletes they should be. The […]

Recognition As Part Of Performance Management

  Performance Management is a system developed out of the best practice of top performing organizations to provide managers with a structured approach to the key retention criteria. Simplistically, most people will feel motivated and will want to stay in their job if their manager: pays attention to their work provides them with a job […]

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Simple Tips to Motivating Your Employees

Today’s fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager be both a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people’s basic needs and behaviour in the workplace. Gaining commitment, nurturing talent, and ensuring employee motivation and productivity require open communication and trust between managers and staff. 1. INFLUENCE BEHAVIOUR NOT PERSONALITY People at work naturally […]

Employee Management Model

Over 7 years ago, I created this management model and have been using it ever since. The model ensures that employers attract and retain peak performers. The employee management model is called – the EDGE. EDGE is an acronym that stands for: Educate, Develop, Guide, Empower. First you need to EDUCATE your employees to give […]