All good managers want to keep their team members motivated. After all, motivated employees are happy, productive, and more likely to put in extra effort when they are asked. There is a nearly limitless list of techniques managers have used in an attempt to create motivation. Some work very well.
There are, however, a few motivational techniques that fall flat over and over again. Unfortunately many of the leaders who make these 9 motivational mistakes never realize their efforts are missing the mark.