When each team member is motivated and the whole team is driven with team’s spirit, the team will move ahead with good performance. Inspiring and motivating staff, connecting them into a coherent and strong team is a very important task of a team leader. The course will help participants to answer the following questions:
- Where does motivation come from?
- What promt us to work harder and better? What gives us satisfaction in job?
- How can we call for support and cooperation from our staff and colleagues?
- How can we make our staff to work voluntarily and happily?
- How can we encourage or promote the pride and passion at work in our staff?
Participants will complete a competency test before the course and and prepare a few real situations for practicing in the class.
Time: 1 or 2 days
- A. Motivation and motivating oneself
- What motivate a person?
ü Maslow Model.
ü Motivation from outside and inside.
- When has a person the highest motivation at work?
- B. Motivating a team:
- Motivating a team by creating meanings and values of a job. (the story of a squirrel)
- What are your values? What are your prides at work? What are the meanings of your job?
- What give you satisfaction at work?
- Connecting personal values to missions and visions of the organization.
- Motivating a team by creating clear bounderies of scope of work and responsibilities and clear expectations (the story of a beaver)
- Job assignment:
- How do you assign tasks to your team members? Based on which principles?
- The tasks can be a bit challenging but the staff still can manage them at last.
- Respecting and listenning to dreams, expectations and needs of the staff. Responding them in action when it is possible.
- Inspiring staff by compliments and encouragement (the story of a goose):
- Giving staff compliments when a task is completed successfully but compliments should truly come from heart.
- Creating some competition between individuals and small teams by giving scores and ranking.
- Rewards should be in the form of both spirit and material. .
- Training methods: learning through stories, pictures, videos, class activities, assignments, games and sharings from the trainers and participants.