People don’t leave companies; they leave people. Leaders have the ability to motivate or demotivate. And while leading in business is hard enough, leading a technical team presents another level of difficulty altogether. In this new era of the cloud, DevOps, and digital transformation, technical teams inside of organizations must move very fast and be agile enough to shift direction in the blink of an eye.
Whether you are a CIO, IT director, or manager, as a leader of a highly talented technical team, you must motivate members of the team and the team as a whole. But how? Sam Erskine and Steve Buchanan share five key ways you can motivate technical employees, giving you a tool belt and an action plan that can be used in your organization right away.
Samuel Erskine is a senior specialist , the content designer and lead author of three Microsoft System Center Cookbooks and coauthor of two System Center Unleashed books, as well as a Microsoft MCT and MVP.
Steve Buchanan is a regional solutions director with Concurrency, a five-time Microsoft MVP, and author of several technical books focused on the System Center platform. In his 17+ years as an IT professional, Steve has held positions ranging from infrastructure architect to IT manager. Steve is currently focused on transforming the position of IT into a strategic revenue generating partner and driver of digital transformation. He stays active in the System Center and Azure community and enjoys blogging about his adventures in the world of IT.
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