According to the Gallop Global Study quoted in the attached article, only 15% of worldwide employees claim to be engaged at work (30% for the US). Concerning!
At the end of the article, the author recommends three strategies aimed at increasing your motivation and engagement level. The bottom-line: you have to find the intrinsic motivators that work best for you.
I would suggest to leverage these strategies with those employees who report to you. No silver bullet, though….. but at least a starting point.