Get to Know Your Employees

In order to motivate your employees, you first need to know how to, and what tactics would work best. The article, “4 Questions You Should be Asking Your Employees,” by Katie Douthwaite, outlines important questions managers should be asking to determine how to most effectively motivate and manage your team. They are…
1. “How Do You Want to be Rewarded?”
2. “How Do You Work Best?”
3. “What Don’t You Like About My Management Style?”
4. “What Can I Do to Make Your Job Easier?”
The article further details why these questions are important in determining the best and most productive team environment, and also examples of tactics that were not effective and why.