A three-point 'doctor test' for effective motivators — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Here’s an easy way to demystify the art of motivating employees: Compare yourself to a good primary-care physician. The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that doctors with the best bedside manner (and who are least likely to face malpractice claims) encourage patients to talk and give their opinions, confirm that patients understand what they’re told and lace their remarks with bits of appropriate humor. The same goes for superior workplace motivators. If you listen attentively to your employees and respect their opinions, wait to ensure that they heard your instructions before you rush away and show a sense of humor, you’ll win over your team.
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