Want Your Team to Stick Around? Recognize Them.
“An employee who has been recognized is 63% more likely to stay at his or her current job within the next three to six months, according to another study” (Apollo Technical). Recognition is important as many research studies have cited a lack of appreciation at work as a major reason for leaving a company. Showing appreciation
Do you know each of your team members’ purpose? (and why you should)
When people fully understand the purpose of an organization’s existence and they buy in, they rally together to make it happen. It sounds simple, but it’s not always easy. This truth is often forgotten and swept under the rug. Too often, it leads to teams dragging themselves to and from work rather than showing up to
Prioritize This to Stand Out as a Great Leader
Significance. The irony is that we often overlook the importance of a word that literally means – the quality of being important. For leaders, there’s power in a word like significance. It’s borderline magical. Once people on our teams feel significant, they become a new person, capable of doing more. They regain the confidence they once had but have temporarily lost. When they
Three Ways to Encourage Your Team
Whether it’s for five minutes, five hours, or five days at a time, take the time to help those on your team. Few leadership actions are as encouraging as leaders of teams out in the field, on the floor, and in the moments that matter as they help their teams. They’ll feel it, and you’ll feel
What’s Your Low Employee Engagement Costing You?
According to Haiilo: - Companies with a highly engaged workforce are 21% more profitable. - Good company culture increases revenue by four times. - 33% of professionals cite boredom as their main reason to leave their jobs. Sadly, these metrics (and feelings) haven’t improved much in corporate America over time. If you’re wondering if your employees are engaged, consider
Does Being Self-Critical Pay Off?
People with higher self-compassion, or being kind towards themselves, generally have the following traits (BBC): - Proactive Personality: They are more likely to take care of problems before they get worse. - More Motivated to Correct Their Errors: They are more likely to fix their mistakes. - More Compassionate Towards Others: They are less likely to try to
What Are The Benefits of Gratitude?
Gratitude rhymes with “attitude”, and it means to have a thankful and pleasing feeling about what you’ve received from someone else. When we feel gratitude, we’re “pleased” with what someone else did for us or how they treated us. The magic of letting yourself feel gratitude is that you’re simply so thankful and appreciative of someone
Who Wins When You Choose Kindness?
When we treat people with kindness, simply being nice to each other, everyone wins. Consider what kindness really means to you. Kindness means being friendly, generous, and considerate of other people. Kindness is simply giving other people our time, a little bit of our talent, or “that thing” we do better than others, or our heart. Kindness comes
What’s the ROI on Kindness?
Is prioritizing kindness worth it for you and your team? According to HRMorning, creating a culture of kindness can have the following benefits for your team: -Increased productivity and satisfaction -Healthier workers -Higher-quality work -Lowered stress -Increased engagement -Increased happiness Leading with hospitality moves people to move, with purpose and passion, because of a leader’s genuine kindness. In other words, when leaders are
Think You “Should be” Further Along? Read This.
How often do you leave your office, hop in your car, turn on the radio, get five miles down the road, and have no idea what songs, commercials, or talk radio segments just played in the very car in which you’re the only passenger? Maybe I’m the only one, but does your mind race with