Employee Motivation: Instant Morale Booster?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Michael Kerr

Are you a leader or a manager when it comes to motivating employees?   Leaders, I believe, focus on building intrinsic motivators (such as pride, sense of accomplishment, creativity) which are truly renewable resources, rather than extrinsic motivators such carrots and sticks.  

Truly inspiring leaders also concern themselves with substantive workplace culture building issues, such as trust and respect, rather than focusing on superficial, band-aid, window dressing solutions to raising employee morale.  As, perhaps, demonstrated in the following video:

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