What’s one of the biggest challenges in small business today? Keeping employees motivated and productive, says Marty Grunder, president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Company in Dayton, Ohio.
Knowing how difficult this can be, Grunder shared a few lessons on how to create a high-energy, productive atmosphere at work.
Lesson 1: Make Time for Individuals to Express How They Feel
Grunder says that one of the most useful tools his team employs is one-on-one meetings with a bit of structure built into them.
Making time for these open, candid conversations provides a space for both leader and individual team members to give regular feedback. “They're telling us what they think of their job and we're telling them what we think of their job,” says Grunder.
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