Motivation is an inherent quality that people bring to the task they do . The levels of motivation vary across various employees . What can we do as managers to stoke our peoples motivation. We can start by creating commitment both to the team and for the task at hand .
Commitment to goals create a mindset that focuses on them and as the team moves closer to goals motivation increases . Commitment also reduces distractions. It is our role as leaders to build optimism in teams this creates a positive environment and can even reframe failure as a motivational stepping stone. Encouraging initiative and tangential thinking aid motivation since it allows people to air their views and take action by themselves this leads to breakthroughs .
Initiative also allows people to take on challenging tasks which would otherwise have to be forced on them .