One of the key roles of anyone who is managing is to get results through others. To get others to deliver results for you, it is vital that you motivate them. Managers often believe that pay and rewards are the key things that motivate people. Without doubt pay and rewards play a part of motivating people you manage but contrary to common belief, they are not the primary motivators of the majority of staff.
The truth is that is often things that cost little or nothing which motivate. For example:
What do you find is most powerful when it comes to motivating others?
Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.