In general, employees working in the United States are particularly bad at achieving a proper work life balance, coming in at 8th to last on the OECD Better Life Index. While this is due to many factors, including manager apprehension and lack of understanding effective policies, there is something employees and managers can do to make a positive change in their work life balance.
So far we’ve gotten the straight dope(amine) on the biology of motivation in part 1 of the series and learned how to put the power of progress to work for us in part 2.This week we turn to something familiar to all of saleskind - competition. Is there anything better for sales team motivation?
Employee retention is often a reflection of a company’s health and success; high turnover rates can indicate low employee morale or problems in management, whereas low turnover rates show employees are happy enough to make long term investments to a
Getting your team excited and pumped up for the week can be a challenge, but everyone wants to start off on the right foot. Granted, not all of us can be Vince Lombardi, but I found that sometimes I don’t have to be to get the job done.
Many companies offer lavish perks to their employees in order to keep them motivated and happy, but things like free food, on site childcare, and office gyms won't necessarily keep staff content. Before you spend most of your budget on expensive things to attract and retain talent, you should know there are more creative ways to make your employees happy.
Good communication is important when you’re talking to family, friends, or even strangers. But in the workplace, effective communication plays a pivotal role in maintaining the delicate balance of a company. Choosing what to say at the appropriate time can increase company productivity, employee morale, and encourage a smoother workflow. On the other hand, bad communication in the office can lead to mismanaged projects and unhealthy employee relationships. Here are some of the 6 best ways you can improve communication in your office.