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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Providing the Proper Tools

Training gives people the knowledge they need to do their job. But it's important that you also ensure that your employees have other things to help them succeed. These include a little peace and quiet and the right technology.

A Little Privacy, Please!

Some jobs require constant interaction. Others require complete concentration and quiet. But everybody needs a little peace now and then. Often you can't do much about the office setup and how private or public workstations are, but you can be sensitive to the need for getting away now and then. Try a few of these strategies to give your people some needed quiet time during the day:

  • Allow flex time so that people can come in and leave early, or come in and stay late ...

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