Almost every business website or blog out there has at least one post about employee motivation. No doubt it’s an incredibly popular topic because every intelligent business leader realizes that employees that self-motivate do better work than their peers that do not. However, all the talk about the importance of motivation doesn’t always segue into solutions on how to ignite passion in your employees.
Maybe you feel totally lost when it comes to motivating your employees. Perhaps you’re not completely lost, but you’re also not sure how you can translate the popular perks of Google or Zappos into your own company. Maybe you’ve read up on employee motivation techniques and are ready to try them. Wherever you are on the spectrum, igniting passion in your employees without burning them is about recognizing what really matters to your company.
Know What Really Matters to Your Employees
You can’t ignite someone’s passion without knowing the things that they’re passionate about in the first place. That means that before you can motivate your employees, you have to take time