Socializing with co-workers away from the workplace? An excellent idea! Organizing informal activities to encourage employees to hang out together in a different environment is not only a good way of having more fun, it also has a positive impact on team dynamics and, ultimately, on productivity.
Now that December is here, we’re all getting into the holiday spirit. It will soon be time for your organization’s end-of-year party, which provides a good opportunity for employees to get to know each other better in an informal setting.
Communication is at the heart of everything in an organization. If good communication has many benefits and facilitates collaboration, communication that is awkward, careless, obscure or absent may become a source of frustration and conflict.
Think feedback is a responsibility reserved for managers and that it specifically has to be given at the time of a regular performance appraisal? Wrong! It is a simple yet powerful way of motivating the troops and bringing out the best in your team members.
By setting up indoor and outdoor break areas, you encourage your employees to step away from their work and take a breather. That way, they’re more focused when they return.
How to boost your employees' motivation and productivity? By giving them an opportunity to take part in special projects!
Taking some time off is essential. However, it must be acknowledged that we’re living in an era where performance and productivity are key and sometimes come at the expense of our work-life balance.