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Waltmorey
Pinellas Park, Florida, United States
I founded Core Business Solutions with the goal of helping business owners improve operating results, add value, and recapture the energy and passion that was present when the business was new. We also have the expertise to assist start-up companies create the foundational structure needed to provide the best opportunity for the business to grow and prosper in uncertain economic times. Our goal is to help the business entrepreneur/owner, through mentoring and coaching, develop or enhance managerial skills while providing that independent and objective advice and expertise usually provided by a board of directors.
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Creating An Environment That Inspires!

How can you create an environment that inspires?
We all know how important it is to get peak performance from every member of our team. The most
effective leaders understand that the best way to reach this goal is by consciously creating an atmosphere
that motivates people to do their best. 
 
So how does one do that?
 
Here are some proven practices that will help you create a climate that stimulates people to excel, to work
together collaboratively, and to deliver increased gains.

 

  1. Let people know you care about them. Just as simple as asking how they are doing today? How is their family?
  2. Help people understand how their work fits into the company's goals. "You know Bob the great effort you are providing in your position really helps all of us move the company forward. Your quality control saves us time and allows us to provide the most consistent product to our customers"
  3. Be sure your team sets realistic goals. Let your teams from ground up set their own goals. You'll be amazed how often the goal they set for themselves is above what you would have suggested.
  4. Tell people how they will benefit from a strong performance.  "With effort and performance this team is putting in will help the company grow which allows us to provide the best safety equipment for all."
  5. Listen to suggestions, opinions and ideas. This is critical in team building.  How often are you having meaningful team meetings which allow anyone to contribute ideas or feedback. Are your managers really listening to them? As the owner, are you attending these meetings?
  6. Give praise and recognition.  When someone does well be sure they are immediately acknowledged for it.  A simple " Thanks John for going that extra mile."  Do you have a structured 'Employee Recognition" program?  Why Not?
  7. Keep in mind that achievement itself is a great motivator.  When someone is recognized for an outstanding effort they are more likely to want to repeat the effort.
  8. Reassign people who aren't contributing.   Sometimes people struggle at a position or just do not want to contribute more then the minimum. Many times if you reassign them to a different area of responsibility they could blossom for you.
In about 4-6 weeks or so I'll review another subject designed to provide business owners with information they can use to help them work "on" their business. Remember...to get your business to the top...you must get off your bottom.

Until Next Time : Live Simply, Speak Kindly, Care Deeply, Love Generously and Live In The Moment.

All The Best,

Walt Morey
Core Business Solutions
Executive Business Advisor Accredited by the Institute for Independent Business

http://www.corebizsolution.com
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