When was the last time you asked your team how they are? Are you genuinely interested in the answer? Are you prepared for an honest answer?
The likelihood of getting an open and honest answer will depend on your relationship with each team member, your reaction to the answer you got last time you asked and whether you were listening.
Staff surveys are often used to gather feedback about important issues that indicate how the feelings are across the business.
The trouble with these surveys is we don’t know how important each issue is and so whether it’s an important issue to address.
Motivational Maps not only highlight what’s most important to every one in the business and whether they fit with the business objectives but also how they are feeling they are being fulfilled.
So we gain 2 valuable pieces of information about the people in the business in one go. We can then use the information to focus on what’s most important and which needs addressing first