Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

How Leaders Motivate

How Leaders Motivate

  1. Criticize constructively. The challenge is to help members grow.
  2. Criticize in private.
  3. Praise in public.
  4. Be considerate.
  5. Give credit where credit is due.
  6. Show interest and appreciate of people.
  7. Suggest, Ask or Request.
  8. Let members in on your plans and ideas.
  9. Always play up the positive.
  10. Be fair, open-minded and consistent.
  11. Ask members for advice and their help.
  12. When wrong, admit it promptly.
  13. Remember, people work best on their ideas.
  14. Be careful what you say and how you say it.
  15. Give your members goals, something to strive for and achieve.
  16. Keep your members informed.
  17. Give members a chance to take part in decisions, particularly those affecting them.
  18. Let your members know where they stand.
  19. Be responsible.
  20. Be an example.