Coaching – A Workplace Advantage for the Coachee and the Coach (Ripple)

June 17, 2022 By admin 0

Managers and team leaders have a responsibility for motivation in the workplace. Well motivated employees work so much better and are so much more productive and creative as they approach their work with interest and enthusiasm. As a manager, you can create such a motivated workforce.

1. You need to create an educated workforce which keeps up with the main developments in their area of work. People love to learn new things and affording your employees an opportunity to learn tells them that you respect them and you care about their development.

You as a manager can satisfy this need in staff for education by providing staff development courses and seminars or even just resources like books that are relevant to your particular workplace. If, as a manager, you want to increase the effectiveness of motivation in the workplace, you should participate in this training yourself. Lead by example.

2. You should have spent time and money helping your employees to become educated. You should make the most of the opportunity by allowing your staff to share what they have learned with the rest of the workforce. As well as sharing knowledge, this will have several other great motivational elements to it.

People will feel valued and trusted if they are allowed to educate others; they will see the point of having undertaken the training and other people will be motivated to undertake training because they will see what that can lead to for them.

3. Allowing and actively encouraging staff to put into action what they have learned is a great motivation. Your business will feel the benefit of the new ideas in the short term and in the long term it will benefit form having better educated staff.

For the employers, they will feel motivated to work APL harder for a company which values enough to train them up and this will increase their productivity and creativity. Having a manager ask you what you learned on a course you attended makes you feel valued and respected as an employee and people ten to react well to that.

4. To motivate your staff, you need to know them quite well. You need to know their strengths so that you can utilize those effectively and have them pass on that expertise to others. This will make them feel respected. You also need to create a culture of trust within the workplace where people are not afraid to share their weaknesses too. These weaknesses should be addressed sensitively and supportively.

If this happens, you will strengthen your workforce’s capabilities and thus the performance of your company. The weaknesses can be addressed so they don’t hamper progress and productivity and the employees, if this is done sensitively, will appreciate the support. This addressing of weaknesses has to be done in an environment where people don’t feel that admitting weaknesses will count against them.

So if you create a culture where individuals feel their efforts and talents are appreciate and you allow employees to train and to learn from one another as well as providing support for employers to develop and grow, you should have a positive impact upon motivation in the workplace.