For business owners, finding and developing the most valuable employees, productive "A" players, is a major hurdle, according to an article on Entrepreneur.com.

As businesses depend on employees who offer maximum value to not only ensure smooth, efficient operation, the best employees show "B" and "C" players the steps to follow for success without getting bogged down or burned out as well.

The article provided five tips to help small business coach up employees.

How to start a carwash Tip 1: Create a game plan.

Provide employees with the strategy before the work begins. This step allows the meeting of goals while motivating workers with positive results.

How to start a carwash Tip 2: Let your best employees achieve.

It is imperative for a business' best performer to tackle the toughest tasks.

How to start a carwash Tip 3: Look at employee performance.

Management oversight is important to help employees avoid mistakes and correct processes. It also gives a business a chance to reward workers based on performance.

How to start a carwash Tip 4: Define roles.

Pass out assignments and let employees know their responsibilities. For small businesses, success is more likely when employees know their roles and assignments.

How to start a carwash Tip 5: Let employees make adjustments.

Letting an employee think on his or her feet is often an operational advantage. Independent workers often achieve more when they're not "looking over their shoulder every minute."

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