I love my job

Have you noticed a decrease in energy and morale among your staff? Have you noticed an increase of complaints, mumbling, and bad moods? Has your team’s work become less than stellar?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, your team is likely suffering from low morale and energy. Low morale and energy has many causes – unreasonable workload, closed communication, lack of employee development, and more.

Regardless of the cause, it is important that you are proactive and address low morale and energy ASAP. You may be thinking I won’t be able to change everyone’s attitude, but it doesn’t hurt to try. And at the very least you can foster and environment that’s more productive and rewarding. Below are 23 tips that you can implement now to boost morale and re-energize your staff:

  1. Send personal “thank yous”
  2. Treat setbacks as learning experiences
  3. Simplify challenges
  4. Encourage innovation
  5. Spend time engaging with your team
  6. Lead by example
  7. Celebrate wins, no matter how small
  8. Show appreciation
  9. Empower your team
  10. Be transparent
  11. Set fun team goals
  12. Encourage and respect new thinking
  13. Hold brainstorm sessions
  14. Celebrate special occasions
  15. Host regular company outings
  16. Encourage risk taking
  17. Communicate well
  18. Confront frustrations head on
  19. Listen
  20. Invest in training
  21. Advocate for your staff
  22. Redefine the work week
  23. Have fun