For many business leaders, motivation is a numbers game. Performance metrics and financials are considered the lingua franca between those at the top and the rest of the employee base—telling employees where they are, pushing them to where they need to be and enforcing consequences if they don’t get there.
While these metrics have their place, there are much better ways to motivate teams, especially in high-stress, complex work environments. People are rarely at their best when they feel like a cog in a machine, not really understanding where their job fits into the company’s goals.
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