Keeping your staff focused and motivated has always provided a challenge to the employer and his management team. The key element for a very productive team is implementing the correct mindset. How do we do this and keep the staff on track? Creating the proper mentality starts at the top, there is no wrong way or right way since each industry is different.
As the leader of your team, your staff will look up to you for the proper guidance advice to make them successful. The focus point of any manager whether it is sales, marketing is to remind his sales staff of what they already know. Why is this so difficult, in sales you encounter so many obstacles, that the sales team at times lose confidences in their abilities. You need the right manager or team leader to have a very successful sales team. Why good manager are worth every dime, they will provide results at all levels.
Listen and encourage your team to suggest new ideas that can be implemented to improve the overall environment and create a new rewarding atmosphere to the workplace.
Support your team and reward them for achieving certain milestones that provide to the bottom line at your sales meetings. Getting your team to provide ideas to improve the bottom line is a key factor. No one knows the workplace better than your team. They are the ones who face the customers each and every day.
Create and encourage friendly competition with your staff; it could be for the day, week, or for the month this is a proven method that creates a new desire for the team to win the competition. Everyone wants to be recognized as the best on the team.
Make things interesting, so the team is never bored, at times you will need to shake things up to get their attention. Change certain comfort levels the team enjoys and spends too much time in certain areas that are just not productive.
Create traditions for the calendar year, if it's Thanksgiving than promote it with a Thanksgiving give way, specials or what every fits the occasion. Encourage your team to come up with the best way to promote this event.Getting your staff involved is an excellent way of getting their attention and taking their desire to a different level.
Encourage your staff to take self-improvement courses, learning new skills, keeping your team focused on work and how they can generate more income is a positive way of keeping them sharp.
All the Best,
Joseph F. Botelho One Gram at a Time
"Pay Yourself First Because the #Economy that Matters Most... is the One in Your Own #Home" https://t.co/wo7XWWjaFZ pic.twitter.com/VSVAtkJ6El— Joseph Botelho (@jfbmarketing) January 19, 2016