How to Drive Workplace Performance (Best Tips from the Experts)

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Written by Tim Grable

April 28, 2019

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Boosting the performance of employees and teams has always been an essential goal of managers, leaders and HR professionals. However, achieving that goal is an ever-changing challenge.

So what does it take to drive workplace performance in today’s world?

To answer that question, we listed a few inspiring tips which come straight from top business experts in this field. So if this is something you are interested in, make sure to keep reading.

How to Drive Workplace Performance (Best Tips from the Experts)

Increase the Connection Employees Feel to Their Work

This tip comes from Mark Eaton; an NBA All-Star player turned entrepreneur who is now an award-winning motivational speaker.

In his keynotes, he shares the secrets of how higher-ups can lead their team to greater heights in performance. One of the aspects he focuses on is the value of clearly understanding your team members and what motivates them.

During his presentation, he highlights simple but efficient tactics which will help leaders identify each team member’s unique sense of purpose, position and value in the company.

By discovering what’s important to every one of their team members, leaders can then find new avenues to heighten the connection employees feel to the work they are doing.

In turn, this will drive workplace performance – as shown in a study by The McKinsey Global Institute which states productivity improves by 20-25% in organizations with connected employees.

If you are interested in booking speaker Mark Eaton for your next corporate event, get in touch with us today and share a few details about the event here.

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Focus on Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships

Thom Singer is a professional speaker with tons of experience and insight in the area of unlocking potential and driving performance.

One of the main points he makes during his powerful presentation refers to the paradox of potential and how many people focus on the wrong things when trying to drive workplace performance.

Your employees may feel like they are doing many things, but not accomplishing enough. Your job as a team leader is to analyze what are your team members’ professional expectations – and inspire them to reach those expectations.

Focus on person-to-person interactions and building mutually beneficial relationships. This is how you will get everyone to work towards reaching their full potential. Also, translate latent potential into actual performance.

If you feel like there is a disconnect between potential and results at your company, then Thom Singer is an expert whose experience and insights can help you bridge that gap and move forward.

His presentations will help all those sitting in the audience gain a fresh perspective on what it means to build productive, high-performing teams. You can learn more about his available programs here. 

Need More Insight on How to Drive Workplace Performance?

We hope the information provided in this article has given you some fresh ideas on how you can inspire others to work in a way which brings out the best in their capabilities.

Also, in case you want to book an expert keynote speaker who focuses on driving performance, you can find more excellent options featured in our portfolio.  Feel free to reach out to us at (615) 283-0039 in case you have any questions.

We’d love to hear from you.

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