“Obstacles are things a person see when he takes his eyes off his goal,” said E. Joseph Cossman, an American inventor, businessman, entrepreneur and author.

Employees are the backbone of any business and due to hectic workloads and busy meeting schedules will make the employees unmotivated and full of stress. This will reduce work productivity and decrease your sales results. So, here comes the role of a successful leader who needs to encourage their employees in every possible way so that they stay motivated towards the work and the company.

Here are 5 awesome ways to motivate your people to be great:

Set goals and recognize success:

Most of the time when employees are not clear with the company’s goal and their work than your employees will become demotivated. A good leader should provide clear and transparent information to their employees and along with that; they should also set some achievable goals for their employees so that they can focus on a particular goal and work hard to provide effective results.


Employees want to be heard and when a leader shows active listening to their problems, issues and opinions then the employees will feel valued in the organization.

If the employees feel that their voice is not heard in the company then after some time they will stop caring about the company and will be demotivated at the workplace. Good leaders should allow their employees to share their views and ideas for the company’s future planning to make them feel like an important part of the organization.

Pay them well:

Employees work hard to get a better pay scale. But if they are not paid properly for their work then the employees will start feeling less valued in the company and they will lose concentration. Competitive salary and timely payment will motivate employees to work hard and improve their work performance. If you can’t afford a competitive salary then you can offer them a bonus for their good work.

Care about their future:

When a leader is passionate to support their employees and provide involvement in the future of their employees will make them employees feel motivated. Good leaders will use their year-long experience to guide them in new ways to tackle challenges and difficulties during their work. Employees will feel valued when they notice their leader actually cares about their future. And helps them to improve their performance.

Create a good culture:

The better the working culture is, the more employees will stay connected with the workplace. And they will feel satisfied in the organization. Leaders need to make sure that their people do not feel any negativity while working in the office. Also they should provide them with all the latest technologies to help them in their work. This will allow the employees to provide high-quality work results much quicker.

John de Ruiter is a famous motivational speaker who has great expertise in motivating upcoming leaders for their benefit. John de Ruiter‘s weekly meetings in Edmonton have a vibrant social element as people get together for discussion, tea and coffee, and to enjoy good company.


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