Want to get paid to expand your massive company to new locations? Make every city in the country compete for you in secret.
The business-arena is filled with managers that have a hard time recognizing and keeping talented people, which oftentimes hurts both productivity and the mission of a company. Being a manager is no easy task and requires sharpened instincts and a desire to help subordinates grow with an understanding of creating a win-win situation for the entire team.
If the people you lead have lost their spark, try looking in the mirror and igniting your own motivation through meaningful values and a noble purpose. When it comes to leadership, the reasons for your motivation matter.
Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.
Giving staffers fitness trackers (or getting them to use fitness tracking apps) is a great idea, as are the health-oriented prizes. But if a staffer is not the office top performer, or within competing distance of the top, would they be encouraged or discouraged to participate?