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Daniela Tancau

Here you’ll find free resources to level up your leadership role and build a motivated team. 

Do you want to increase your employees’ performances and you wonder how employee motivation affects performance? Well, let’s dive deeper into this subject. If you understand how these two work aspects are correlated and when are correlated, you’ll be able to take better decisions to increase your employees’ performances.

Let’s face it: we are all driven by our own interests and goals first. This doesn’t mean that we are selfish or careless of others. By contrary, it’s our responsibility to take care of our own interests and goals. Do you agree? This means that your employees are driven by their own interests and goals first. How many times have these interests interfered with your business interests?

How often have you been in situations in which you had to tell an employee to redo the work he or she has done? If you have employees whose quality of work is not at the level you expect, this blog post can help you.

The more you can trust to let them organize and take decisions by themselves, the more time you will free up to do other important activities for your business or/and in your private life. Increasing their jobs autonomy is in their best interest too, because .....

How they interact with each other impacts the work atmosphere, their collaborations and the work results. Find out how you can create good working relationships.

Sometimes these two roles can be in conflict and can influence work results and team spirit.

Did you know that on average, the efficiency with which people are listening is 25%? So, most of us could be 75% more effective when using our listening skills. Listening is not the same as hearing. Hearing is something natural while listening is a skill that can be formed and improved.

Having good relationships with your employees can help you have motivated employees, but you have to go beyond the surface of these relationships and see what is really there.

You can’t make an exact prediction of whether a candidate will be motivated in your company, because there is a lot of data, on both sides, that remains unknown in the selection process, and after that. But you can look for certain relevant data to better understand the candidate’s situation.

Why it is important to link the company’s goals to the employees’ personal goals On one hand, you evaluate the value of an employee for your company considering what that employee brings to your company, how much his presence and work help your company.

There are many ways in which you can improve your employee motivation, but today we will consider just two of them: 1. The skills and competencies that your employees have, but they don’t use anymore, and they would like to use. 2. The skills and competencies that they would like to develop or achieve.

One of the simplest ways in which you can find solutions to improve your employee motivation is by having deep exit interviews.

Have you optimized your employee benefits by giving them what is trending in the market, but you saw that this didn't make a big difference in their motivational level?

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