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How to demotivate, demoralise and disempower your team

How to demotivate, demoralise and disempower your team

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How to Demotivate, demoralise and disempower your team How to demotivate, demoralise and disempower your team
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It is a pretty well-established fact that when it comes to keeping people enthusiastic, money is surprisingly far down the list of effective motivators! Which is good news for the non-profit sector, since we don’t always have a lot of it to throw around... Fat salaries and bonuses may improve people’s quality of life outside work, but they certainly won’t improve quality of life inside work. To keep people loyal, committed and performing to the best of their ability, we need to ensure that they are kept engaged and empowered. But there are still plenty of managers, if not organisations, out there that seem determined to minimise the effectiveness of their team.  So if you really want your staff and volunteers to be demotivated, demoralised and disempowered, then here is how to go about it...
It is a pretty well-established fact that when it comes to keeping people enthusiastic, money is surprisingly far down the list of effective motivators! Which is good news for the non-profit sector, since we don’t always have a lot of it to throw around... Fat salaries and bonuses may improve people’s quality of life outside work, but they certainly won’t improve quality of life inside work. To keep people loyal, committed and performing to the best of their ability, we need to ensure that they are kept engaged and empowered. But there are still plenty of managers, if not organisations, out there that seem determined to minimise the effectiveness of their team.  So if you really want your team to be demotivated, demoralised and disempowered, then here is how to go about it...
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TaraDaynes TaraDaynes ; WEditor ; chrism ; webtemp@ncvo-vol.org.uk ; markb@textmatters.com ; chrismilway@googlemail.com ; greg.lamyman@ncvo.org.uk
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It is a pretty well-established fact that when it comes to keeping people enthusiastic, money is surprisingly far down the list of effective motivators! Which is good news for the non-profit sector, since we don’t always have a lot of it to throw around... Fat salaries and bonuses may improve people’s quality of life outside work, but they certainly won’t improve quality of life inside work. To keep people loyal, committed and performing to the best of their ability, we need to ensure that they are kept engaged and empowered. But there are still plenty of managers, if not organisations, out there that seem determined to minimise the effectiveness of their team.  team.  So if you really want your team staff and volunteers to be demotivated, demoralised and disempowered, then here is how to go about it...

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So there you go – follow these simple ‘How To’ tips and you’ll have a demotivated demoralised and disempowered team in no time! Or possibly no team at all, because they’ll all have left.  left.  Or you might just have a raft of grievances, sickness absences, or employment tribunal claims to deal with.

insert: <strong> (Alternatively, if you’d actually like an engaged, positive and productive team, then you could try doing the exact opposite of all the above...) insert: </strong>

  To find out more watch Tara's insert: <a href="https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/studyzone/managing-staff-through-difficult-times" class="external-link"> Study Zone course Managing staff through difficult times insert: </a>

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