Motivating Employees – Return-to-Work and WFH– Something to Consider

Many companies have employees working from home and it is likely that many of them will continue to do that; many permanently.

There is a lot of interest in the WFH model as well as the subject of employees returning to the workplace. I thought it would be timely to address ways to boost morale, discuss sales alternatives, and set realistic forecasts as three ways companies can motivate their employees during difficult times. Motivating employees can be challenging even in the best economic times, especially considering that what works for one employee may not work for another.

Zig Ziglar was one of my late father-in-law's favorite motivational speakers.

After a speech one day, the famous motivational speaker was approached by someone in the audience who said:

"Zig, it was a great speech, but...motivation doesn't last."