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151 Quick Ideas to Inspire Your Staff by Jerry R. Wilson

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If They Need a Raise, Fire the Boss
If you believe inspiration, great leadership, and a package of fringe benefits will keep people on the job, try telling your people that you really care about them and that they are important to you, but that you will no longer be able to pay them. Effective immediately, there will be no more paychecks, but you would sure like everybody to stick around and continue to do their work. How many of your employees do you think will still be on the job late today?
Assignment
On a 3 × 5 card write: “Adopt Operation ‘Fair Share.’” This is a plan where everyone knows they’ll get regular pay reviews and their fair share of the company’s profits and growth. Establish when pay and performance will be reviewed and ...

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