3 Simple Ways to Motivate your Team

Secrets of Team Effectiveness

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I am publishing this article just as the Olympics conclude here in London. Did you watch the Games? Or better yet, did you have a chance to go to any of the Olympic venues and be part of that unique event that is the Olympic Games?

In last month’s article, I shared with you a simple method to optimise your performance. It’s called GOLD™ and, if you missed it, you can catch it up by clicking here.

During the Olympics, star performers winning gold got a lot of attention but the Games also featured many collective events in which small and big teams competed. And so, in this article, I thought I would take a look at the dynamics of collective rather than individual performance and try to answer the question: "how can you as a manager get the best out of your team members?"

To get you going, may I suggest you take a short self-quiz? You can access it here: Are you good at motivating others?

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The 3 Fundamental Do’s of Successful Delegation

Finally Being Able to Effectively Delegate!

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In this article, I am turning my attention to the art of delegation.

But before we go any further, let me encourage you to see how well you currently delegate by taking this fun but informative self-quiz! Click here to take the test!

Have you been told by your manager that you should delegate more? Has anyone said of you that you micro-manage? Do you know that you don’t easily entrust tasks to others in your team?

If you don’t delegate as well as you could, what impact does that have? Grumbling employees? Long hours at the office, away from your family and friends? A sense of overwhelm?

Well, if you’ve been wondering about how to delegate better, if you’ve been trying to delegate more but find this challenging, this article is for you because, in a minute, I will share with you a simple but fundamental process of delegation. In addition to optimising your chances of receiving good quality work, this thorough process will alleviate the concerns of even the most sceptical would-be delegator.

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