9 Tips for Staff Management and Motivation
9. Celebrate achievements. One manager commented that she brings in donuts for her staff every time book sales increase by a certain amount. Even small acknowledgements can mean a lot.
If You’re Working Under a ‘Clock Watcher’ …
If you happen to be an unfortunate executive working under a “clock watcher,” a noncommunicative supervisor or in a department where little concern is given to your advancement or achievements, here’s a tip that may not help, but it’s worth a shot: Put a sticky note on this page and slip this issue into your supervisor’s mailbox (make sure your name isn’t on the magazine’s mailing label, of course), and then hope for the best.