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Motivation and delegation

  1. 1. Motivation and Delegation Two words one history! UoM Thessaloniki
  2. 2. Motivation is power! • How do you perceive motivation? Willingness to put effort towards goal.
  3. 3. AIESEC is voluntary - You can’t force people to do things but you can make it irresistible for them!
  4. 4. HOW?
  5. 5. Show Support • Forgive mistakes and assume the best of intentions. Allow your team to have the RIGHT to be wrong. • Give directions to fix mistakes, instead of asking who did it! Turn a mistake into a learning experience • Reward in times of stress • Build trust: show that you care about and understand their personal goals and help achieve them.
  6. 6. Value People • Get to know your team especially a new team member. • Make sure they know their role • Be approachable • Respect an individual's private life • Strive to help others balance work with personal life
  7. 7. Recognize • Say thanks! • Recognise when the team succeeds • Let LC know your team achievement • Recognise in front of the team but don’t discriminate! • Show your appreciation before they finish the task • Recognise not only success but also effort • Rewards must be sincere
  8. 8. Encourage • Let them know how much you believe in them and why they are special • Fuel their motivation with yours • Enthusiasm is contagious!
  9. 9. Self Motivation • Motivation has not endless suplies! • Maintain a balance in your life • Believe in your vision-purpose • Remember that you are human and that you will learn through making mistakes.
  10. 10. What is Delegation? When you give and show someone else how to do something The Process of Delegation is making YOUR job, THEIR job
  11. 11. Why is delegation important? Delegation allows you to make the best use of your time and skills and it helps other people in the team grow and develop to reach their full potential in the organization.
  12. 12. Why we don’t delegate? • Don’t trust the person • Think you can do a better job • Can't be bothered explaining task, • I can do it quicker better attitude • Power hungry
  13. 13. What and when you should delegate? • Make sure that you know what you want that person to do. • If you think someone else in your team is better, then give it to them • If it is a job which will develop a person and help them in the long run
  14. 14. Do not delegate if.. The tasks and skill level is well beyond the experience of the project if it is something that you would not do
  15. 15. Plan • Date to be completed (deadline) • Standard and quality required • Choose the right people: ▪ Ability ▪ Motivation
  16. 16. Be brief • Seek feedback and questions • Compliment the member on their previous successes • Transmit your confidence in them for future tasks • Transmit task definition and expectations o How and how much they should report on the progress o To whom are they accountable
  17. 17. Some important things to think • Will they enjoy the task? • Will they learn something new? • Is it challenging? How much? • Have you got the time to show them how to do it? • Do you know what they expect of you? • You must know what you expect , of them
  18. 18. Follow ups • Keep the communication lines open and constant • Facilitate, but don't dominate • Reward performance • Make sure that you are there if they need any help, if things aren't getting done, finding out why and do something about it
  19. 19. Small tips • Be a good listener • Share with them • Leading by example • Respect • Allow their creativity Make sure they are not doing what YOU want to do; but THEY want to do!