“The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’
They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’
They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.”
– Peter Drucker
Team Building Quotes | Never Say I
Employee Volunteering: 5 Mental Health Benefits of Helping Others Giving back to others can positively impact your employees’ mental health and overall well-being. In fact, there is a direct link between volunteering and psychological and physical health.
10 Business Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility In today’s business climate, it’s not enough for companies to produce great products at reasonable prices. Customers and employees alike expect companies they do business with to use their resources and influence to bring positive change to the world.
Client appreciation? There’s never been a better time. I remember it so clearly. That night in February 2020 when it seemed the world had stopped for just a second. My wife and I were on our way home from a dinner celebrating the life of a dear friend who had passed away unexpectedly. And suddenly, we heard a word that has, in some way, touched every one of our lives since that day: pandemic. It was on the news, but nobody quite grasped just how much life as we knew it was about to change. A storm was coming.
Employees want to work for organizations that give back to the community. In fact, 61% of workers say that a company’s commitment to the community would likely be a factor when choosing between two potential jobs with the same location, responsibilities, pay, and benefits. In addition to improving morale and ethical behaviors in the workplace, corporate giving also boosts employee engagement, productivity, trust, and collaboration. Studies show that companies with highly engaged employees are 21% more profitable.
Meaningful Ways to Thank Employees This Holiday Season The holiday season is rapidly approaching, which means another opportunity to reflect on the past year, find gratitude, and look for ways to give thanks. As a leader in your organization, one of the easiest places to find reasons for that gratitude is in your workforce.
5 Ideas For Celebrating Teamsgiving In The Office Let’s bring Friendsgiving to the office and call it Teamsgiving! Teamsgiving is a great way to show thanks to your hard-working team. The holiday season can get hectic for many companies, so it’s important to take a step back and appreciate the dedication and time your employees are putting into their work. Adding a fun element like Teamsgiving can make work more fun and increase morale to get through the rest of the year on a high note. The best part about hosting a Teamsgiving event is getting the chance to step away from the chaos and really get to know your coworkers. This is especially important for remote employees who don’t get the same experience as those who work in the office.
How Encouraging Failure at Work Increases Employee Engagement Expecting that your employees will never fail can be demoralizing to the entire workforce and detrimental to the company culture. When employees believe that failing at work is not an option, they become burned out and their engagement crumbles.
Get to know each other as people, not just professionals. We’re all so much more than our job titles. We have interests that may have drawn each of us to our roles and help us excel within them. There are easy team building icebreaker activities for work that will help you and your virtual team bond and get to know each other as more than co-workers.
Why Team Building “Doesn’t Work” As a leader in your organization, you’re likely always looking for innovative ways to strengthen employee relationships. Creating a strong workplace culture that encourages teamwork is essential for increasing productivity and improving employee engagement.
Empathetic Leadership: The Key to Employee Retention Maintaining high retention rates is critical to the overall success of your business and long-term profitability. After all, advertising for new employees and then interviewing, selecting, and training them takes time and money that you can’t afford to waste. In the long run, it’s much better for your business if the people you’ve invested in stay with you.
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