Employee motivation is methods for motivating employees, is an intrinsic and internal drive to put forth the necessary effort and action towards work-related activities. Motivation is the reason or intention for doing something or behaving in a certain manner. It becomes the source of willingness to perform a certain task. Almost all the tasks that we perform in our daily routine are result of motivation. And it is equally true in the work place. Motivation is driven by two factors: 1. Intrinsic: These motivators are Knowledge, achievement, growth, advancement, recognition, appreciation. Intrinsic motivation comes from within. In a workplace, these factors motivate an employee to work apart from salary. By ensuring the value and achievements of employees managers can fairly and fully promote and support employees. 2. Extrinsic: These are salary, benefit, promotions, policy, safety, security, working environment.Often these benefits are beyond the direct control of a line manager and are more often determined at organisational level. The management should keep an eye on the performance of the employees and should provide them the needful as per policy. Motivating your Employees:Motivated employees are happy employees. And happy employees tend to be more productive. Therefore, company should try and maintain that motivating factor to keep employees on the track. Here’s how: 1. Boost Self Confidence: Try giving them feedback in a positive way. Praise them for their success. Remind them about their skills and how they can perform well. This will increase confidence and performance in them. 2. Positive Work Environment: Environment has a lot to do. If possible try allowing them to personalising their work space. Allow positivity by flow of thoughts, expressions. Team spirit, appreciation, trust between management and employees all work together to build a positive environment. 3. Matching skills with Work: Handing over work which is compatible with the skills and knowledge with the employees will give out more productivity in lesser time. Because the employees will remain motivated and will enjoy using skills which they already possess. 4. Value your Employees: Value for work is important in motivating employees. If they are good at certain work related thing, try recognising it. According observe their work and value them. Reward them for working wonderfully with awards, souvenir etc.