As a leader in business, you understand that someone who is happy and feels valued will work harder. The challenge is achieving that state of positivity. What’s the best way to do that, you ask? You gave them more money already. They have the title that befits them. What more do they need? It’s a little more complicated than that, but the solution is simple really.
Positivity breeds positivity. Positivity must be engrained into the core of your organization. Not sure how to do that? Read on. Here are three simple steps to increase positivity in your workplace:
- Lead by example. When I said “Positivity breeds positivity,” I meant it. This doesn’t mean skirting by the facts. Be open and honest with your staff, even behind closed doors. Depending on the hierarchy or your organization, one manager could feel threatened or defeated by your way of speaking behind closed doors. If that manager feels uninspired, how do you think the team members in the weeds will feel? It is important to find the positive of the situation. If sales are lower than projected, do you think the team would perform better if you harped on them for missing projections or if you inspired them to develop a solution?
- Find brand advocates. Internal brand advocates can bring massive benefits to an organization. Sometimes brand advocates are…