The Best Way To Motivate Your People

By Anthony Bourdain:


Make them feel special. Create an esprit de corp, and a feeling that you are an elite, that even if you have the shittiest jobs within a large organization, you should feel proud of the fact that you’re part of something.”

“Recognize excellence.”

“Celebrate weirdness, and innovation. Oddballs should be cherished, if they can do something other people can’t do.”

“But everybody also needs to understand that there are certain absolutes; there is a certain line. That no matter how much I love you — you may be my favorite, but if you show up late, two days in a row, I’m sorry — but you’re going over the side.

You can read the whole piece in Men’s Journal, HERE.

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