appreciation

7 Tips to Improve Work Relationships
7 Tips to Improve Work Relationships

Research indicates that positive work relationships can boost employee satisfaction by 50 percent. Workers with a good work friend are also seven times more engaged than employees who don’t have these work relationships. Most of us end up spending more of our waking hours at work than we do in our own homes. Consequently, drama or…

3 Guidelines for Employee Appreciation All Year Long
3 Guidelines for Employee Appreciation All Year Long

With Thanksgiving on the immediate horizon, it’s a simple matter to express employee appreciation and gratitude. However, thankfulness in the workplace is the gift that keeps giving as long as you keep giving it. Expressing appreciation is not only fantastic for employee engagement, motivation and retention, it also improves a range of mental health and…

3 Reasons Kindness Makes You a Better Leader
3 Reasons Kindness Makes You a Better Leader

World Kindness Day may have come and gone. However, kindness offers a fantastic return on investment every day of the year, leading to better leadership, more productive teams, and a more fulfilling life at both work and home. Critics often equate kindness in leadership to weakness. But kindness does not necessarily preclude strong leadership. In…

Top 14 Workplace Characteristics Employees Value
Top 14 Workplace Characteristics Employees Value

Do you like your job? Do you get up every morning and look forward to going to work? If you do, count yourself lucky. According to Forbes, 53 percent of workers are unhappy in their current jobs. That’s more than half the workforce who wish they were somewhere else every single day, doing something different….