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Employee motivation factors MotivationBundle


Posted on November 22nd, 2015 · Posted in Motivation

Product Description

We’ve bundled together these six PDF e-guides to help you put motivation at the heart of performance. At half the normal price! Read the guides in this order and use the tools in each. These guides are great value, packed with practical advice, tips and tools on how to motivate yourself (and others) to perform. (6 pdf guides, 176 pages, 26 tools, 15 tips and 22 insights for half price!)

1 Motivating Performance

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Your job as a manager is to engage your colleagues so that they want to do much more than just clock on and off. Are you:

Struggling to get the best out of your team?
Unsure how to motivate your team to perform?
Trying to motivate people in difficult circumstances?

Then this guide is for you. Packed with tools, it will help you put motivation at the heart of good performance. (37 pages, 10 tools)

2 Manage Your Own Performance

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Few things are more important than developing your own management skills, one area that really shouldn’t be left to chance! This e-guide will help you hone the essential skills you’ll need to help improve your own performance as a manager. (28 pages, 6 tools)

3 15 Performance Management Tips

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Start improving your motivational skills right now! This guide contains concise, easy-to-read key tips from our performance management series, The guide includes thought-provoking quotes and actions, to help you become a better motivator. These tips will help you to:

Find short, focused insights to guide your thinking.
Inspire performance in others with essential tips.
Apply vital ideas with practical actions.
Motivate yourself – ideas to bring performance to life.
Improve how you manage performance. (20 pages, 15 tips)

4 Smart Goals, Sharp Goals

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There is little point becoming a motivational manager unless you achieve meaningful goals. The SMART goals SHARP goals guide will help you to do both. It uses two models, based on good practice, to assist in defining your goals and planning to achieve them. Goals need to be more than just SMART – they should also be SHARP. SMART clarifies you goals. SHARP focuses your actions to achieve them. (30 pages, 5 tools)

5 Workstyle Lifestyle

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This bundle is designed to help you develop your motivational skills but critical to this is remembering the importance of work-life balance. For you and for the people you manage. Why? Because a healthy work-life balance feeling good, and functioning well, go hand-in-hand. This guide contains an easy-to-use model, packed with practical tips, to help you motivate yourself and others, by getting that balance right. (31 pages, 5 tools)

6 Leading Insights

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In this guide we have brought together some uncommon insights into leadership. Why? Because leadership is increasingly needed in unpredictable circumstances, where resources are constrained. It’s leaders who are expected to show the way forward, often by thinking differently. Lead the way with this fantastic collection of motivational insights. (30 pages, 22 insights)

Investing in human resources

Investing in Human Resources

Posted on September 1st, 2014 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Personal and Career Development

Is it worth investing in human resources? Well, as a snapshot answer to that question we offer this anecdotal exchange between a finance manager and a chief exec: CFO asks…
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Fun at work matters!

Posted on June 25th, 2014 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Productivity, Teams, The Happy Workplace

Encouraging fun at work can yield real benefits in the workplace, according to Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher. They write that fun in the workplace can: reduce stress; improve staff…
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How to communicate change in the workplace

How To Communicate Organisational Change

Posted on August 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Managing Projects and Change, Motivation

In this guest post from Alistair Kane, he offers some advice on how to communicate organisational change. The quote “nothing is permanent except change” is especially true in the professional…
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Six Motivational Techniques for Managers

HR specialist and writer, Dennis Phoenix, suggests six motivational techniques for managers. Any manager knows that a motivated team is a productive team. The success of any business is dependent…
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4 Ways to Improve Your Next Team Building Event

Posted on July 29th, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Teams

A good team building event is good for employers and employees alike! This guest post from Paul Simms offers some good advice. Although the prospect of a day out of…
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Host a company party: 5 ideas to make it a huge success

Posted on July 26th, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, Teams, The Happy Workplace

Hosting a company party that is lively and successful can be a frustrating mission for the clueless host. Kathrine Kreger has some tips to design a party that is unforgettable…
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5 tried and tested ways of increasing employee motivation

Posted on July 20th, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, The Happy Workplace

In this guest post, Craig Henderson offers some interesting tips on increasing employee motivation. It makes sense that a motivated employee will generate a lot more quality work, therefore leading…
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The components of a great office break room

Posted on June 26th, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Productivity, The Happy Workplace

When it comes to running an office, it’s important to provide an atmosphere where productivity and success can bloom and flourish. While making sure your employees are on task is…
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The motivational characteristics that headhunters look for

Posted on June 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, The Happy Workplace

Deep down each of us has the potential to be exceptionally talented, but finding the motivation and attitude to achieve what we’re capable of can feel like a daunting task….
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Management style

Do you know your management style?

Do You Know Your Management Style? In this guest article, leading management authority Sean McPheat asks this and some other key questions. Such as: do you know the impact of…
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Fighting employee turnover in the retail environment

Posted on May 25th, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, Productivity, Teams, The Happy Workplace

Guest post from Chris Garrett. The average employee in the modern business setting spends more of their waking hours at work than anywhere else. For most of us full-time work…
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How to show employee appreciation – easily and often!

Posted on May 11th, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, The Happy Workplace

This guest post from Arlene Chandler offers some tips on how to show employee appreciation easily and often! Expressing employee appreciation is a big part of holding onto quality workers,…
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Increasing employee motivation

4 Ways to Positively Motivate Your Employees

Posted on April 20th, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Productivity, The Happy Workplace

Here are 4 ways to positively motivate your employees in a guest post from Julie Hartwell. For as long as desk jobs have existed, so have discouraged employees. For every…
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Employee Career Development Plan

4 Steps to the Perfect Employee Career Development Plan (With Template!)

Creating an employee career development plan is a great way to support each of your employees and their career paths. This guest post from Pierce Boylin shows how it can…
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5 ways to reward and show employee recognition

5 Ways To Reward and Show Employee Recognition

Posted on January 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation

How do you reward and show employee recognition? Annabelle Smyth suggests five ways in this guest post. One thing we all can agree on is that everyone likes to be…
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Boss's Day

3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Boss’s Day

Posted on October 16th, 2012 · Posted in Motivation, The Happy Workplace

October 16th is celebrated as Boss’s Day in the U.S. and Canada. Although criticised by some as yet another “Hallmark Day”, there is still much to be said for such…
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