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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Lesson 9. Just Go Home!

In this lesson, you learn how to use flex time and other forms of nontraditional working hours to motivate employees.

If you're like 99.9 percent of the working world, your life has become more complex in recent years. You work long hours; you even work on your laptop computer while traveling on a plane or sitting in a hotel room. You're available by pager, cell phone, and Internet 24 hours a day. Oh, and by the way, you might also have a family, friends, and personal interests to juggle. That's not even mentioning those really fun chores like getting your driver's license renewed or your cable TV hooked up in your new apartment.

As William Hazlitt once said, "As we advance in life, we acquire a keener sense of the value ...

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