Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tips for empowering employees



Feel the power in empowerment by empowering your employees! All you have to do is let go as a leader in order to empower your employees. You will see the results for yourself and will be amazed by how productive your team is when you are truly empowering them. Here are a few tips :

  • Let the employees take risks. In fact, encourage them to take risks.
  • Make them accountable for their actions. Employees should feel the responsibility that comes with empowerment.
  • Reward their accomplishments. Although you have made them accountable for their actions and fully empowered them, you still need to reward their accomplishments. This is a way of demonstrating that you care as a leader.
  • Empowering your employees doesn't mean you should not be involved. If they need guidance or support, be there for them.
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Aditi Chopra is an experienced leader in the software industry.
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