One of the key roles for any leader or manager, and I would add, any employee, is learning to understand how to create the right environment to motivate employees.
This brilliant infographic from http://www.business-management-degree.net/motivate-employees/ will help all:
“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”