Written for EO by Anand Srinivasan, founder of Hubbion, a suite of free business apps and services.
When employees aren’t challenged they’re disengaged. Disengaged employees are easily burnt out, not productive, don’t produce quality work, and lack loyalty to their company and job, according to Aventr. When employees are challenged, however, they’re engaged and motivated.
Challenging your employees more often will require a shift in the status quo, from goal-setting to your company culture. Use these ideas to facilitate this move from a disengaged workforce to one that’s engaged and motivated to work harder.
1. Create a Culture of Feedback
If employees don’t know how they can improve, or where they’re falling short, how will they ever grow in their position? Regular feedback gives you the opportunity to spur growth among employees, challenging them to be better in both their career and their current position. (more…)