Your clients’ most valuable assets are their employees. A company’s success can pretty much be traced back to motivated employees. From productivity to profitability to recruiting and retention, hard-working, happy employees are what make it happen.
Unfortunately, motivating people is far from an exact science. There’s no secret formula, no set calculation, no work sheet to fill out. In fact, motivation is an individual thing. One employee may be motivated only by money. Another may appreciate personal recognition for a job well done. Still another may work harder if she has equity in the business. But you can boil down employee motivation to one basic ideal: finding out what your employees want and finding a way to give it to them or to enable them to earn it.
It’s expensive to hire and train new employees. It’s easier to keep existing employees by finding new and creative ways to keep them satisfied and motivated. When companies recognize their employees with rewards, incentives and benefits on an ongoing basis – whether it’s an unexpected bonus, a summer employee picnic, or even “blue jean Friday,