Employee Motivation

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Happy Developers Lead to Better Products. Here Are 9 Ways to Motivate Them.
Motivation and Retention

Happy Developers Lead to Better Products. Here Are 9 Ways to Motivate Them.

When trampolines, sleep pods and ping-pong tables don't cut it, look elsewhere to encourage your code gurus.
Zach Ferres
6 Ways to Motivate Individuals to Become a Winning Team
Motivation

6 Ways to Motivate Individuals to Become a Winning Team

People work hardest when they believe what they do is important to the people they work with.
Jordan Fliegel
5 Ways to Keep Your Sales Teams Motivated This Summer
Employee Motivation

5 Ways to Keep Your Sales Teams Motivated This Summer

Set up a rhythm, send fewer emails and focus, believe it or not, on Feng shui.
Drew Hendricks
Young Talent Demands These 6 Things for Their Loyalty
Motivation and Retention

Young Talent Demands These 6 Things for Their Loyalty

The same traits entrepreneurs seek in young talent are also the traits that make it most difficult to retain them.
Peter Gasca
Money Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Motivate Employees
Motivation and Retention

Money Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Motivate Employees

Sure, there are superstars who will do amazing work without your input, but that's not how most people are.
Doug and Polly White
You Can Know What Employees Are Doing Without Being Big Brother
Employee Motivation

You Can Know What Employees Are Doing Without Being Big Brother

Distractions are epidemic and surveillance is bad for morale. The solution is engaged leadership.
Matt Straz
What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut
Gamification

What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut

A little friendly competition translated into a big jump in sales.
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Heather R. Huhman
Take Two Steps Back for One Terrific Step Forward
Management

Take Two Steps Back for One Terrific Step Forward

A CEO suggests streamlining the way your company operates through a sweeping periodic review.
Chelsea Berler
5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing
Employee Retention

5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing

You risk losing the zeal that launched the company if the merry band who rolled the dice with you feels they don't have a role any more.
Matt Straz
The 4 Essentials for Retaining and Motivating Your Direct Sales Force
Motivation

The 4 Essentials for Retaining and Motivating Your Direct Sales Force

When the team trusts the boss and believes in the product, you're well on your way to succeeding.
Mark “Bouncer” Schiro
Why You Should Treat Every Day Like Thanksgiving
Gratitude

Why You Should Treat Every Day Like Thanksgiving

There's a big return on investment for expressing gratitude regularly.
John Brubaker
Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise
Employee Motivation

Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise

The prospect of an annual pay hike is just too abstract to keep employees operating with enthusiasm every day. That requires personal engagement.
Pratik Dholakiya