Clever Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

You might think of saying “thank you” as just a matter of simple politeness. Sure, that’s true. But it also represents good business. Finding clever ways to show your employees you appreciate them will help build team spirit and ultimately boost your bottom line. Employees want to feel valued for their contribution. Doing so leads to improved retention and productivity. This, in turn, will bolster profitability and encourage innovation. Just look at the numbers. For instance, one study showed that appreciation can keep your top contributors from developing a roving eye. The survey, prepared by SurveyMonkey and Bonusly, indicated that… Read more »

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Employees Feel Appreciated

Thank you. I appreciate it. I value you so much. That’s not so hard, is it?    Of course, making your employees feel appreciated isn’t quite as easy as just saying it out loud. That tactic for spreading good vibes is easy (and free). But, in a professional environment, the process can get more complex.   Still, it’s essential to figure out a way to send that message. One study suggested that providing a sense of gratitude boosted productivity by 50%. That’s a significant gain from a little appreciation.   So how do you do it? How do you impart that thankful feeling, beyond just… Read more »

Learn How to Embrace Change in the Workplace

Manager showing 2 industrial employees a tablet

Business success requires constant improvement. If you need proof, just look at a picture of the cell phone you were using 7 years ago. (It’s a wonder you could even function.) But this relentless drive for progress can sometimes become unsettling. It’s important to ease the path by learning how to embrace change in the workplace.   In biology, evolution comes about as a result of a natural process. In business, progress requires more thought. It takes planning and execution to position your company for the next stage of market development. In other words, you need everyone on board in order… Read more »