MOTIVATE YOUR EMPLOYEES & BOOST THEIRPERFORMANCE WITH THESE TECHNIQUES
As 2019 gets going, entrepreneurs and business owners around theworld will be thinking of advanced methods to boost their workplace performance.It goes without saying that the success of your organization largely depends onhow well employees perform their tasks.
As daylight savings approaches, it is the perfect timing toconsider different mediums you can, well, save time. Today, workers arespending most of their time at their office- certainly exceeding the typical40-hour work week. Though, increasing hours work hours does not necessarilytranslate to increased efficiency.
So, how can leaders and managers enhance the productivity ofemployees while still saving time?
Here are the top things you can do to enhance the workplaceperformance at the office:
Make every employee aware of the company's vision and as much aspossible; also get their input on what the overarching goal for a month or year should be.
Having done that, break down the goals by departments and byindividuals to make sure every individual knows what they have to do for thecollective targets. For the maximum output, make your goals SMART- specific,measurable, attainable, realistic and timely.
Create such a culture in your company that employees cancommunicate openly with each other. They should be in a position to face eachother physically and share ideas as well as concerns.
Make such an environment that they feel comfortable sharing theirconcerns with you and giving feedback on the issues affecting the companyanyway.
AcknowledgeYour Employees' Accomplishments
One of the reasons why employees do not work hard due to badleadership, as they get limited thanks for their time and effort. Leaders mustknow that satisfied clients, a big profit margin and a reputable brand wouldnot be possible without employees' honesty and skilled workforce.
So acknowledge and rewards your employees, present them with amonetary bonus or a gift. You can also thank them in front of the whole team.
Cut Out theExcess
If not urgent, do not give employees smaller, unnecessary taskwhen they are focused on large goals. Take a look at the team's routine, andsee if there is anything that can cut to give employees more time to focus onthe assignments that are on a higher priority.
Doing something just for formality is wasting valuable time thatyou can use for accomplishing bigger goals. Suppose, employees write workreport daily for their supervisor, but the supervisor does not check; you cancut that.
Know When toWalk Away
Suppose, you have spent one to two month workings with an employeeto improve certain habits or attitudes, and the result brings little progress,it is the time when you need to make a final and difficult decision.
Good managers understand when it is time to cut ties foreveryone's benefits, only after they have invested enough time to attempt tosolve the issues and still there is a problem.
Keep Trackof Performance
Records are vital for any project, and boosting your employees'morale is no different. When you have an entire picture, it will allow you toidentify the specific units and employees that you require to focus on, and youwill also be able to easily compare the outcomes in different periods toexperience the effectiveness of your plan over the period.
Utilize theRight Technologies
Implement technology platforms that drive performance andengagement regularly. In this modern era, technology is crucial for theworkforce.
Do some investment in HR software and save your company- and youremployees- countless hours down the road. From automated on boarding to payrollthat runs itself, embracing HRIS technology will bring improvement in overallefficiency, reduce frustration and support your start-up grow.
Make SomeTime for Fun
As employees spend a large proportion of their day at work, it isimportant to make time for fun that can break up their daily routine.
Here, you can host movie nights, decide a day for games monthly,allow staff to personalize their desks, plan staff outings, etc.
No one method of leadership and inspiration will go for everyperson. A great leader understands this fact and tailors their coaching to eachof their unique needs.
If you know that an employee like straightforward communicationand needs little guidance, do not attempt to over-explain projects.
Besides, you need to be aware of the employees who work best withregular check-ins and who would like to work it out on their own beforepresenting their final product for approval.
It builds a team member's confidence and ultimately yields greatresults.
Follow these techniques to boost workplace performance and be surethat you do not fall behind and put that extra hour to good, productive use.