Unsurprisingly, the management literature calls personal growth, recognition, responsibility, and challenging work the real motivators. “Motivation is much less about external prodding or stimulation,” management sage Clay Christensen explains, “and much more about what’s inside of you and inside of your work.” In other words, the most motivated people aren’t the best paid, but those who feel a connection with their work.
Here are a few ways in which employees can be motivated by non-monetary incentives:
2. Recognize your employees as a group
4. No regrets