Entries by Mark Kamp

How to Boost Sales Team Morale and Motivation

You did your best to hire good people for your sales team. And for a while, they were excited, motivated, and producing. They’d approach you with any challenges they faced, bringing great ideas to the table, and your numbers looked amazing. Lately, though, you’ve noticed some worrisome behaviors among your staff. They wander into work […]

How to Create a Culture of Employee Engagement

You’ve always been conscious of the term “employee engagement,” but it wasn’t until you started noticing some unsettling behaviors at work that you really started to take notice. You hired rock stars… wonderful employees with high skill levels, positive attitudes, and excitement to excel. Unfortunately, they are no longer performing at the level you expect. […]

How Do I Provide Structure to Motivate Millennial Workers?

While the latest generation of employees values freedom and inspiration, these cannot be achieved without one very important thing… structure. If you are looking to motivate millennial workers, you’ll want to create a well-structured environment for them to thrive in. It may seem counterintuitive, but there is actually quite a bit of freedom in structure. […]

Vary Assignments to Motivate Millennial Workers

In previous generations, employees were often satisfied doing the same type of work for their entire career. That has changed. If you are hoping to motivate millennial workers, consider offering them the freedom and the opportunities to explore different projects, positions, and departments. Consider this: Rock stars love a good jam session. It’s not just […]

Encourage Teamwork to Motivate Millennial Workers

These days, fewer employees want to come to the office and work for 8 hours with their head down. If you are looking to motivate millennial employees, consider incorporating collaborative projects and promoting teamwork in the workplace. Millennials have grown up in a completely connected world. From social media to video games, they are rarely […]

7 Ways to Offer Feedback and Motivate Millennial Workers

Your Baby Boomers or Gen X employees may be comfortable with their once a quarter or even once a year review, however, if you want to motivate millennial workers, you’ll want to offer feedback more often. The Millennial generation is used to getting constant feedback from their parents and teachers. This need for outside validation […]