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The Seven Keys to Motivating Employees

What are the Seven Keys to Motivating Employees?

What are the Seven Keys to Motivating Employees?

If you want to grow your company, first and foremost, your employees must respect and admire you — in other words, develop a deep affection for you. Accomplish this by talking to them about the significance of their work, describing your grand vision, clearly defining the company's mission, and continuously talking about your company's philosophy — all while working to elevate your own character.

I believe that successful business management rests first on dedicating yourself to these actions so that employees will grow to share your goals and philosophy. Second, you must increase their motivation.

The Seven Keys to Motivating Employees

  1. 1. Embrace Employees as Partners
  2. 2. Gain the Respect and Admiration of Employees
  3. 3. Tell Employees About the Significance of Their Work
  4. 4. Have a Grand Vision for the Company
  5. 5. Clarify the Mission and Purpose of the Company
  6. 6. Continually Share Your Philosophy with Your Employees
  7. 7. Elevate Your Own Character

Taken from a speech given at "Seiwajyuku Grand Meeting in Los Angeles" on October 1, 2012
Full speech published in SEIWAJYUKU Journal Vol. 5

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