4 Surprising Secret Ways to Motivate Your Employees

4 Surprising Secret Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Written by Tim Grable

October 30, 2017

Happy employees are the backbone of any successful company, so it is vital to find a way to motivate your team every once in a while.

Fortunately for you, this can easily be done by keeping certain tips in mind.

If you are feeling overwhelmed because you are not sure where to start, then there is no need to worry because we’ve got your back. Here are some great ideas to motivate your employees:

1. Focus on individual attention

Praising your team for the excellent job they’ve done helps boost their morale, but it is also important to concentrate on each employee as well. This way, they will feel like they matter.

This can be hard to achieve since you will have to adjust your schedule so that you can offer each employee the feedback and attention they need. However, it will be worth it.

2. Motivate your employees with career advancement opportunities

It is no secret that doing the same tasks over and over again will start getting stale, thus causing people to lose ambition and motivation.

If you want to motivate your employees, then you need to spark their competitive behavior by offering potential promotion opportunities for those who distinguish themselves as capable workers.

4 Surprising Secret Ways to Motivate Your Employees

3. Organize cooperate events

These can serve your purpose quite nicely, provided the themes are unique, and the entertainment choices are excellent. Here are some ideas you can use:

Lego-themed events will motivate your employees

This type of corporate event is a great way to get your employees to work together. Plus, it will stimulate their intellectual needs in a way that is slightly challenging, but also enjoyable.

This way, nobody will feel like they are being left out or that they cannot handle the Lego-building project.

If you want to make the event even more unique, then we recommend hiring Mike Super. His magic abilities will further accentuate the theme of the event and also give your employees some well-deserved entertainment.

Planning a merger? Then consider organizing a wedding-themed corporate event

We all know that employees might lose some motivation when two different companies merge. It all has to do with their day-to-day lifestyle suffering changes.

The best way to alleviate this situation is to organize a wedding-themed event that will bring the employees of both companies together. This way, they will all get to know each other, thus ensuring there will be no issues and misunderstanding once the companies merge.

You can even go that extra mile and organize the event at a wedding venue. Don’t forget to send out personalized invitations as well.

Also, if you want the event to be a little out of the ordinary, yet still retain the wedding theme, then we suggest hiring Heidi Schwartz. Her painting skills will leave everyone awestruck and make them feel like they are attending an actual wedding.

4. Improve the workspace

The office environment can make or break a company. If it is too bland, then employees will lose interest and motivation since everything will start feeling too repetitive.

If you want to keep them happy and motivated, then you need to redesign the office.

You can either try removing the cubicle walls so that there will be more transparency or just do simple adjustments, like implementing a comfortable break room and installing some fountains.

There is more to know when it comes to motivating your employees

If you are looking for more great ideas for organizing corporate events and keeping your employees productive and happy, then be sure to check out other articles on our website.

Also, feel free to contact us with any questions or requests that you might have.

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