Whose responsibility is it to motivate employees? You might say that job belongs to the team leader’s, or the department as a collective, or maybe just the individual employee.
But your answer should be, “Mine!”
No matter who you are and what you do in a company—whether you’re an executive, HR professional, or team lead—motivating employees is your job. That’s because when employees are unmotivated, they leave companies. And turnover affects everyone. It disrupts the team, plus costs time and money to find a replacement.
Motivated employees, on the other hand, are more likely to stay at their current company because they find fulfillment in their work. Continue reading