Manager has to motivate himself first.
You should know your people actual needs and expectations.
Good leader invest their time , effort and observation to
discover the needs of employees.
This plays key role to motivate the employees.
If you like to motivate your people you have to be
Your vibrant presence in the office will spark your team
Your speech, actions, movement will energies them.
If you are de-motivated, frustrated or demoralized you
can’t be the source of great inspiration, you can’t influence
others to be motivated.
So be enthusiastic in your role in the office.
Giving recognition of their achievement is the best way to
It is very effective tool to motivate employees but most of the
time managers fail to capitalize it.
You can recognize their achievement by giving
1) Sincere thanks
2) Writing an appreciation letter
3) Best achiever award etc.
Recognize every achievement no matter how small it is.
o When employees successfully complete their assignment
their moral goes high and they feel proud of it.
o Achievement is a great motivator for employees.
o If employees consistently fail to achieve their target, they
become demoralized and it causes unsatisfactory outcome.
oSo set realistic target for your team members; train, coach
and develop them as they can achieve their target
oGive clear guidelines.
i. Offer challenge to your team member for the
ii. They will put their best effort to win that
challenge and they will do it. Because they like to
be recognize in that way.
iii. You cannot do all jobs by giving money but you
can get the toughest job by offering challenge.
iv. Offer due recognition of their extraordinary
achievement, it will help you to motivate your
a. Communication is the key to become successful in
b. Confusing and unclear information causes de-
motivation in the team.
c. Communicate company’s vision and mission
statement clearly to your team members.
d. This will motivate them because everybody likes to
work in an organization that has a vibrant future.
Delegate responsibility to your team members as
they can work independently.
Proper delegation of authority will decrease your
workload and will increase motivational level of
Every employee likes to work independently; they
don’t like to be controlled.
Frequent interference and disruptions make
employees agitated and don’t bring good result for
I. Every organization has a unique goal for which it
II. At the same time every individual has his own
III. It is the responsibility of a good leader to present the
job to his employees in such a way that they feel they
are advancing to their own goal by serving the
I. If you like to get the best output from your team
members, ensure the security of their job and let
them feel that it is their organization.
II. You can’t expect outstanding performance who is
worried about his jobs security.
III. It will destroy creativity of your employees, looking
for suitable opportunities to leave your organization
instead of concentrating their own job.
IV. Sometimes employs are fired simply because his
boss or CEO or owner of the organization doesn’t
like him. This is worst example of employee’s job
Provide good training facilities for your employees,
because it brings mutual benefits both for the
organization and employees.
Some employee specially younger and talented
employees are more interested to sharpen their
knowledge and skill.
Arrange training as they can enjoy, sometimes it
becomes punishment for employees and causes de-
motivation in the team.
I. A leader is called a “Dreamer”.
II. Let them see their future in an optimistic way.
III. Clearly visualize their future position in the
organization and give a clear guidelines how they
can reach that position.
IV. Set career path in your organization, promote
people from within.
V. If you do that you are sending a positive massage
to everyone that there are indeed further career
opportunities within your organization.
Involve employees in decision making process.
value their opinions and incorporate their
suggestions as much as possible , they will feel
proud being the part of decision making process.
They will put their highest effort to implement
If decision is taken without consulting employees
they may think that it is not their decision, so they
may be reluctant to execute that decision.
Celebrate your achievement with all of your
Give due appreciation to every members of the
Offer a lunch or tea party or something
interesting to them as they can enjoy it.
They will feel proud being the part of your
A. Being a boss doesn’t mean you can’t laugh or make fun in
B. Keep yourself natural; you don’t need to be a robot. Making
fun in the office will help you to reduce working pressure
and will rejuvenate your team members.
C. Being too serious may drainage your energy and may cause
D. Create an environment where they can express themselves
and enjoy their work.
a) When plan is put into actions offer regular
feedback of their progress, actually where they
b) If they do well give them due appreciation.
c) If you don’t follow up the given assignments they
may be reluctant to complete their jobs.
d) Resulting disappointing performance and at the
end of the day they will be demotivated.