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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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One of your jobs as a manager or supervisor is to distribute the workload among your staff. Your first priority is probably to get the work done. But right up there on your priority list should be to distribute that work in a way that challenges and stimulates your employees.

Now, some businesses are in constant flux, and new opportunities to take on projects abound. But other workplaces are pretty consistent, and the people you supervise might be required to do the same repetitive task every day. It's trickier to provide stimulation in this situation, but it's not impossible.

Even a factory worker with one assigned task to perform all day long might be able to help assess a new piece of equipment. Although a secretary ...

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