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4 Raises that Fit Any Budget

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A friend recently shared her disappointment that despite earning an ‘exceeds expectations’ on her annual performance appraisal, she received only a 1% salary increase. And she was one of the lucky ones. Some of her peers received no increase and others actually saw their hours decreased. Managers everywhere are having to navigate this challenging organizational terrain—while continuing to drive business results. But the most effective leaders understand that limits on external motivators don’t have to limit their ability to tap internal sources of motivation. They realize that while pay raises might not be possible… there are four other ‘raises’ that …

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The 5 Raises that Fit Any Budget

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Let’s face it. Budgets are tight. Raise pools are shallow. And even as business improves, we may find that the new normal is considerably leaner than it used to be. If you’re a manager, you may feel like your hands are tied when it comes to motivating and growing your employees.  Without money… How can you keep employees engaged? How can you reward their good work? How can you retain your best talent? Even if your budget is absolutely zero, there are still five raises available to leaders and managers in any organization. Raise the bar Motivated employees want to …

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