Ways Business Leaders Can Motivate Employees for Little or No Money
Presented by: April A. Priester
Cost: $0 for members; $20 for non-members
In today’s environment, happy employees generate happy customers, and happy customers make your cash register sing! As business leaders, we often have to do more with less. So how can you make sure your employees feel valued and appreciated with little to no resources to incentivize them? Come to this fun and informative session where we will discuss strategies for making your employees feel empowered to perform at the highest level, excited about being a part of your team, and motivated to deliver results far beyond what is expected taught by someone who has worked with some of the world’s best leaders and some of the worst bosses imaginable.
April Priester grew up in a military family in gorgeous Onslow County. Following graduation from WOHS, she spent 22 years seeing the world and verifying there is no place like home! Through her travels, April had the opportunity to work in a variety of industries including healthcare, HR, education, banking, and finance. Over her career she has hired more than 700 employees and built high-functioning, productive teams which consistently produce undeniable results. She is a CUNA Certified Lender, a Certified Financial Educator, and a Certified Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator. She holds a BSOE from Wayland Baptist University, MBA from Capella University, and is a proud member of both ΦΘΚ and ΔΜΔ honor societies. April has extensive experience with nonprofits serving on both the board and staff sides of operations. She is passionate about public speaking, marketing, fundraising, and volunteerism- having earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Award. April currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Small Business Center at Coastal Carolina Community College, Chair of the Small Business Council at the Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce, and directs her energy daily to help both small for-profit and nonprofit businesses reach their fullest potential.