7 Unusual Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Let Them Rest

Though it may seem counterintuitive, napping may be an excellent way to motivate your workforce. In fact, plenty of companies, both large and small, have created 'nap rooms' where employees can catch a quick snooze, even if only for 15 minutes. Zephrin Lasker, CEO of a Pontiflex, a 60-person mobile app ad shop in Brooklyn, converted a room of computer servers into a napping retreat. “I'm a huge believer in napping," Lasker tells Inc.com. "It helps people recharge, and personally, it helps me think more creatively."