Leadership strategies

The way employers communicate with their employees can affect productivity. There are many ways that leadership strategies can motivate employees and increase levels of productivity.

Provide immediate feedback – employees are naturally attracted to the short-term evaluation of performance, and they tend to respond quickly to active feedback. These methods make individuals feel connected to organizational success.

Promote work flexibility; flexibility reduces overhead and promotes employee productivity. A flexible schedule at the workplace promotes loyalty and a positive feeling among employees.

Creating incentives, recognizing employees, and real bonuses make employees feel worth and appreciated in an organization.

Reward accomplishments- workplace recognition is something many people admire, and public recognition can motivate an employee or team to accomplish a milestone. Rewarding accomplishments are connected to the overall goal of the company.

Encourage breaks, and physical activities- employees perform better when they are physically fit. Breaks are necessary since they help employees to clear and reflect as they relax. Employers should motivate employees on their physical health, thus increasing the level of productivity.

Emmanuel Addo

Emmanuel Addo is the founder of the Young Global Leaders Network, an international non-governmental organization registered in six (6) countries namely, Ghana, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan and has a membership strength of over 15,000 young black professionals, students, graduates, and aspiring leaders.

The organization also operates in 25 other African countries. Emmanuel also doubles as the chief convener and founder of the Young African Leaders Summit, one of the largest continental youth summits in Africa.  

Currently works at Kingston University as a Business Engagement Team Member in their Partnerships and Engagement Department. 

He characterizes energy, integrity, result-oriented, and ground-breaking service in each detail of strategic management, change management, stakeholder management, and leadership acquaintances.
Emmanuel owns a core background in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana.

Leveraging his experience as a youth activist and a dynamic young man, Emmanuel founded the Young Global Leaders Network, a youth organization that comprises young diplomats, young politicians, and aspiring politicians, business/entrepreneurial business leaders with the aim of championing a mutual agenda for the African youth and promoting youth participation in governance as well as promoting entrepreneurial culture.
Emmanuel nurtures an environment of teamwork and has expertise in data collection and analysis as well as both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Emmanuel worked as an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Advanced Management where he delivered a wide range of business management courses that involved principles of marketing, leadership, operation management, and research methods. Emmanuel has always maintained high teaching and learning standards to ensure that his students’ stand out in academic achievements and successful progression. As a stout believer and passionate key player in volunteering; Emmanuel creates quality time to giving back gladly to his community what he has learned and to educate individuals with free consultancy on career development. He is a leader anyone would love to look up to and with great integrity, commitment, and passion to make the world a better place.
Emmanuel worked as Qualifications Manager at the Open University in the UK.

Emmanuel is also the founder of Kickstart Innovation Hub Ltd, the entrepreneurial hub of Young Global Leaders Network.