“Thetime I spend hiring the right way is nothing compared to the time I’ll have to spend dealing with the wrong elves or reindeer.” “A key strategy for leadership success is to involve your team members help running the operation – especially when it comes to making decisions that affect them.“
“Nothing motivates employees more than knowing they make a difference.”
“Never forget that getting big things done allyear long is not about magic; it’s about leadership.”
“We do not train future pilots; we train future captains.” I’m a sucker for a good quote and this came from a pilot for Cathay Pacific talking about the pilots he flies with. The comment has leadership written all over it.
“We do not train and develop managers; we train and develop future leaders,” should be the mantra of every manager in your organization up to the executive suite. Using this lens, if you ask your leaders how they view their roles, how many do you think you’d find who believe this wholeheartedly? I would venture to say that it would be a small minority.
Every leader’s mission statement should be: “I Develop Future Leaders.”
“The most important factor is individual recognition — more important than salaries, bonuses, or promotions. Most people want to identify with the success of their organization and their greatest reward is receiving acknowledgment that they did contribute to making something meaningful happen.” ~Paul Cook, CEO, Raychem Corp
Are you making good use of the five most effective employee motivators?
Take a page from Trader Joe’s HR manual and, whenever a valued employee resigns, offer them a leave of absence instead because:
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