Traditional thought assumed that drab, sterile offices or cubicles would promote greater productivity because they would offer fewer distractions. Surprisingly, it turns out the opposite is true.
Tagged: company culture
When I encounter frustrated leaders, it is necessary to be honest with my observations and the things that contribute to a negative workplace atmosphere – I sometimes have to tell them they are the problem.
Going fast might give you some instant gratification, but it’s much less satisfying when you do it alone. We all want someone to high-five at the finish line.
I’m still in the process of deconstructing my company’s original “secret sauce;” I haven’t yet figured out all of its components and how to replicate them in a larger team setting.
Objective insights can really get your workplace out of an engagement rut. It may not happen overnight, but with the right approach—and some help from technology—you can build a company culture people love!
Competition in the startup world can be brutal. If founding team members are constantly overwhelmed and not receiving support for mental or physical wellness, the company could crumble.
If you want to manage people effectively, mentoring is a great way to cultivate soft skills like empathy and communication. Devoting some of your time to this rewarding activity can yield a high impact on your own managerial style.
It wasn’t until I asked myself if I was successful that I was able to realize all the great things our company could still accomplish.
It’s time to return to embracing competition because, whether we’re winning or losing, we’re always learning.
The good news is it does not have to cost a lot to keep your team motivated, and when their morale is the key to unlocking your success, isn’t that investment worth it?