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Ten Ways Leadership Can Motivate Team Building And Performance

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Managers, supervisors, and team leaders need to understand how communication and recognition can help motivate team members to have better attitudes and become more productive. 

Many ways exist to motivate team members to build a better team and increase the team and individual performance.

Presented for consideration are ten possible ways for managers, supervisors, and leaders to motivate their team with little budget and resources that may not require higher-level management approval. Most ideas can be implemented merely by a change in team accountability or the way the manager or leader communicates with the team and encourages the team to grow itself.

1. Be positive and set a good example for the team.

2. Share information on projects and business openly with the team.

3. When possible, let team work through their conflicts, but be ready to resolve negative conflict and bad situations before team morale is damaged.

4. Give feedback for improvement when necessary in a positive and thoughtful way.

5. Show appreciation for the work team does using different methods for rewarding team and members.

6. If a team request or member idea is not understood, ask for clarification or examples.

7. Actively listen to team complaints, ideas, and improvements.

8. Allow the team to evaluate its leader and suggest improvement ideas to help the team with respect, trust, and confidence in their leader.

9. Show confidence in the team by supporting their work and needs.

10. Do periodic team assessments with the members on how the team is doing as a way to increase awareness of what is right and identifyopportunities for improvement.

Selecting from these ten ways to motivate teams, the team leader, supervisor, or manager can implement a strategy for building the team and improving individual performance as well. All it may take is changing the way the manager, supervisor, or leader communicates with and encourages the team’s potential growth, as well as the team members accepting responsibility for their progress. The result should be improved team member attitudes, better team behaviors, and increasing work productivity. 

Shirley Lee

Meet the Author Shirley Lee

Shirley Lee has written 73 Articles on Small Business Delivered.

Shirley Fine Lee is a author/consultant/facilitator who helps organizations increase the capacity of employees, systems, and communications to produce results. Her book, "R.A!R.A! A Meeting Wizard's Approach" is a must-have guide that demonstrates effective meeting planning and management www.shirleyfinelee.com

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