How to motivate employees for Under 100$

motivation-clipart-aceaEqEc4Engaging & connecting with employees does not require management to shell out huge amounts of money. They can be motivated by implementing small, simple & fun ideas.

I will show you in 7 steps and in less than 100$ how you can engage your team and increase their level of motivation. Given below are ideas, if implemented will help you to  build an awesome team

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  1. Employees performs better when they are aware of the purpose of the work. Hence, Share with them and communicate regularly about the vision, values & purpose of the company –   Freevision-board
  2. Put up a vision board/bucket list of employee goals & company goals. Displaying goals visually motivates an individual to achieve faster – 1$ANIMAL_BIRDS
  3. Recognize ( Give a small token as a reward)  & appreciate employees regularly for goals achieved from the bucket list – 32$
    1. Movie tickets
    2. Mugs with choclate
    3. box of cupcakes
    4. Wallets
    5. Half day leave
    6. Full day leavephotography-clip-art-2
  4. Conduct inspiring story sessions where in success stories of the owners or employees are shared. This inspires employees to perform at a higher level –  Freedownload (1)
  5. Allocate few hours of the week as learning hours . Employees should be given at-least 5 hours in a week to learn something new ( reading/ learning/ training ) – 50$  to buy books, conduct internal workshops etc.images
  6. Conduct happiness meets & give public recognition by cheering & clapping for teams that have achieved outstanding performances – Freedownload
  7. Communicate monthly company updates & celebrate birthdays – 17$

The above list of ideas address the pillars of engagement as mentioned below –

  1. To have a purpose at work – Individuals have a need to understand why a particular task is performed and how his/her work contributes to the end product.
  2. Transparency & clear communication – Open communication helps build trust. Every individual wants to share ideas, suggestions and wants to be updated with the company happenings.
  3. Appreciation for the work done – I have mentioned previously and will mention again, appreciation has great power and can help in motivating instantly.
  4. Learning & growth needs – Every individual has a need to grow professionally & personally. Thus, when this need is satisfied, an employee performs at a higher level.

Hope these steps will help you in designing a culture of awesomeness in your team .

Do share your ideas and experiences .

Keep ideating



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