Switch & Shift shared 14 ways that members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) find is effective for keeping the top talent motivated as possible.  Due’s Marketing Manager, Angela Ruth, noted the value of regular interaction and recognition. It really is a boost to morale to have the boss check in with the talent to see what they are doing and offer them a few words of praise. Other ways to keep the best employees motivated include social events, team building exercises, interesting work, great communication and empowerment.

You can read the original Top Talent Motivated article here.

As a freelancer or solo-preneur, working alone can also mean struggling to stay motivated because there’s no one else around to stoke the fires.

Here are four methods to achieving self-motivation.