Category Archives for Motivating Others

How To Have A Highly Motivated Team

Leaders and manager who get the best from their teams will achieve better results. This makes sense but in many ways motivating a team of people can be a lot tougher than it might appear on the face of it. In this video I share some thoughts and tips on motivating others. Duncan Brodie helps […]

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How To Keep Employees Motivated

Every manager knows the difference that a motivated team of people make to the results that are achieved. At the same time I am constantly amazed just how few managers take the time to really understand what makes the people that they manage tick. In this video I offer a few suggestions and ideas on […]

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Video Blog Post: Getting People Motivated

Motivation is often a big challenge for leaders and managers. In this short video blog post I share some tips and insights. Please leave a comment with your best tips.

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What Employees Really Want From Management

If you are managing a team of people, I am guessing that you want to do it well. Being more effective as a manager is partly down to understanding what employees want from managers.

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How To Motivate People

Motivating a team of people is one of the biggest challenges facing leaders and managers. Trouble is so many managers and leaders believe, often incorrectly, that money is a motivator. Yes, people need to feel like they are fairly rewarded for what they deliver. However, as research shows, money in itself is not a long […]

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Are You An Engaging Or Disengaging Manager?

A recent report from The Institute for Employment Studies, “The Engaging Manager”, highlights some interesting learning points for managers. The overarching finding from the research that had been undertaken was that the line manager relationship was criticised. Other points that came up were that: Engaging managers tended to be happy in their current posts and […]

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5 Tips to Be a Better Motivator

Keeping people motivated is probably one of the biggest challenges that a manager faces. So what are the top tips to be a better and more successful motivator? Tip 1: Set clear goals Everyone wants clarity about what they are expected to deliver. Make a point of setting crystal clear goals. Tip 2: Listen more […]

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Management Success: Knowing The People You Manage

As a manager you have to deal with all types of people from all walks of life with different, attitudes and motivations.  The challenge therefore is to be as aware as you can be about the people you manage so that you can interact with them appropriately and achieve the best results.   The people […]

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Effective Management: The 5 Golden Rules of Motivating

As a manager, major part of your role is to get the best from the people that you manage.  You know that a motivated employee will go that extra step to deliver or help you to deliver results.  So what are the 5 golden rules when it comes to motivating?   Rule 1:  Get to […]

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Management: Keeping People Motivated

I have been running a survey recently on newsletter topics that my readers would find most helpful and motivation is a theme that is continually being highlighted. With so much uncertainty in many industries and sectors right now because of the challenging economic conditions, it is easy to see why keeping people motivated would be […]

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