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Creating a Star Team

By: Bryan Durocher
Posted: June 18, 2008, from the July 2006 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Other incentive options. Periodically introduce other incentive options to create excitement and focus toward achieving objectives. Try any one of the following ideas.

• Whoever has the largest retail sales percentage increase in one week receives two movie tickets to a local theater.

• The team member with the highest retail sales in one day receives a $20 bonus.

• Those employees who meet retail sales goals can earn paid time off.

Casual motivation

Motivating your staff is the key to moving your business forward. Support your team members by highlighting their achievements, and coach them in areas where they need improvement so that everyone reaches their highest potential. The goal of casual motivation is to create an environment in which team members are there because they want to be. Although servant leadership is when employees want to make you proud because you are easy to work for and make them feel valued, casual motivation is an entire coaching approach that makes the workplace enjoyable and fun.