Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being and Peak Human Performance.
You’re not the only one that works for your company and a leadership speaker knows how to make the most of that. No matter how hard you work, no matter how motivated you are, one man does not run a company. Everyone has to pull their own weight; that’s just how a company works. Every task must be performed efficiently or a deficit occurs in productivity. In a perfect world, this is all basic and simple, but reality is far from perfect.
The motivation to work is not the same for each person and so there is never truly a balance. It’s impossible and a waste of time to try to make everyone equally motivated, so the best solution is to get everyone as motivated as possible. While this is the job of management, a leadership speaker says that co-workers can participate as well, even have a little fun doing it. Motivating your co-workers makes everyone’s jobs a little easier and bolsters productivity.
Compliments aren’t exclusively from superiors. Motivation can come from self-esteem. Praising the quality of your colleague’s work from time to time is very good for their self-esteem, too.
Appeal to Their Competitiveness
Everyone has a side that wants to prove its superiority to others. Sometimes, igniting another person’s fire requires spreading your own flame. Don’t make it anything serious, though.
Talk about your hopes and dreams – it’ll remind them of their own. Ambitions are the greatest fuel for motivation, we just forget about them because of the pessimistic qualities of reality.
Motivating your co-workers is an act that sustains the health of the company. It’s also an act that won’t be forgotten and will be noted by your peers and superiors as a trait of leadership. Take the advice of a leadership speaker and maybe you’ll be giving similar advice from a similar role in the future.
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