There's a lot of common knowledge about what constitutes "good management" and "employee motivation
". But common knowledge is simply that: common. It's not necessarily accurate or effective. In fact, there are a number of myths about employee engagement that I'd like to dispel.
3 Myths About Employee Engagement and Motivation:
1. You Should Always Put On A Good Face For Your Employees
Positivity is important, but you know what else is important? Truth. There's a reason why "The Matrix" was such a popular movie, and it wasn't only the pleather bondage gear and Keanu Reeve's deadpan delivery. "The Matrix" offered a basic dilemma: would you rather live in a carefully constructed fantasy, or the terrifying real world? Would you rather have happiness or the truth? Keanu took the red pill, and most of your employees want the same. They want to know what's going on.