Category Archives: Motivation

How Do You Measure Up As A Team Manager? 20 Point Checklist

Over the last 6 months we have been working on a competency project that has identified certain characteristics of the successful team manager. We have summarised those behavioural indicators into the following list: They seek to add value to what the team are trying to achieve, rather than simply ‘manage’ them. They balance the task-team-individual… Read More »

How to Create Meaning at Work

How to create meaning through building a motivating context that gives direction and motivates people to perform. Purpose is all about building a motivating organisational context which gives people a sense of meaningful direction at both the business and corporate level. Key to this strategic development is clear organisational goals. What You need Work with senior management or project… Read More »

Managing Tough Times With an Eye on The Future

With news of lay-offs, redundancies and business closures rising, it’s not surprising that Businesses need to be aware of the mood within their organisations, and managers need to be aware of their influence on morale and their responsibility in keeping it high. Motivating people in tough times is harder than motivating a team that has… Read More »