Inspire Your Employees Now

Maintaining and increasing positive employee spirit is not easy when workers are worried about their names surfacing on a short list of cuts. But even in such times, when people are fearing for their jobs, I have seen creative managerial approaches to helping people feel better about their lives at work. For example, having executive dunking booths, on-site massages, and my favorite, American Idol tryouts at work. These kinds of activities can serve as a nice break in the middle of a highly stressful day. But I want to challenge you to deal in a new currency for a more positive long-term effect. Begin using the currency of inspiration to raise employee spirit in a tough economy.

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