Has your team’s productivity levels dropped?
This is a necessary question for leaders to ask themselves.
The long term effects of unmotivated staff can lead to devastating declines in company revenue.
Avoid this pitfall by applying these 4 simple tips to increase productivity levels and improve overall morale.
Access to these resources often increases independence and allows staff to feel better prepared to handle anything that comes their way.
Provide Proper Training
Offering detailed manuals and instructions so work principles and procedures are understood clearly is essential.
Continuing education should never stop. Continue to offer the resources and support to new and existing employees to maintain the highest levels of efficiency.
Be an Approachable Leader
A strong relationship with employees begins with communication.
Being genuine, empathic and honest are key factors to improve trust.
Research has shown that when employees feel heard and understood productivity levels significantly increase. .
As a leader, it’s important to be available for follow up and open to feedback from the team you are leading.
Making your team feel appreciated for their hard work and commitment can help increase motivation.
It should be common practice to say “Thank you” often and communicate your gratitude, however, a reward shows furter appreciation from the company as a whole.
Offering incentives also goes a long way!
Gift cards, free lunch, a day off, or a bonus can motivate even the lowest functioning team to reach their goals.
Work-life balance can be hard to achieve, but it is essential.
When provided with resources to maintain mental and physical health employees are often able to increase their focus on maintaining wellness.
This small token of concern and care can lead to improved work efficiency.
Your team is the main driver of your business success.
Keep them as the main focus and priority.
Provide them opportunities to grow, keep their well being in mind and get a little closer to the biggest pay off of all –
Happy, high producing employees!
Written By: Morgan Henry