As we return from summer adventures, managers have the unique opportunity to harness the momentum of summer R&R. It’s hard not to feel like the change of the season is a new year. As people are returning from their summer vacations and much-needed rest and relaxation, organizations and their managers have an opportunity to elevate their workplaces and prolong these feelings.
Post-it notes are magical. I’m crazy about them. They serve as such a great way to bring a little joy to the world. You can use them to bring a smile to someone’s day so effortlessly. Whether you put them on someone’s computer or locker, or stick them in your partners’ things so they find them later, there are so many ways they can work their magic.
How does an organization handle unexpected challenges that impact its customers? If you are the management at Crater Lake National Park Lodges, you handle it quickly and with as much communication as possible. In fact, we were impressed at the speed with which we learned of the challenge.
Headed to NSA Influence23 This week I headed off to the annual NSA Influence conference. #Influence23 is taking place in Florida this year. As I was packing, I suddenly noticed my self-talk... "Ugh, I don't want to have to wear fitted uncomfortable clothes. I want to...
In this episode of the #ThoughtLeaderConversations podcast, guest Linda Cohen joins host Roger Courville, CSP to discuss the relationship between kindness and the bottom line.
Graduation is one of the many milestones you could be celebrating this season. Storytelling, whether delivered by a professional speaker or simply among friends, has the power to connect any audience in unexpected ways.
Does your company have PTO Donation programs? According to SHRM, these programs can benefit the employer and elevate employee morale and camaraderie. “These employee-friendly programs may also play a role in increasing productivity, reducing absenteeism, and improving recruiting and retention of quality employees.”
The importance of a name could be more than you may realize. Last night, was our first “Kindness Catalyst” workplace cohort with 20 employees from a financial institution based in 13 different Asian countries. We will be working together for the next several weeks, so I knew I wanted all of us to be comfortable using each other’s names.
There are many things I am good at, but technology is not one of them. I often get frustrated trying to figure out how to overcome these technology struggles. Even something as simple as pairing a blue tooth headset with your device can be a challenge.
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the ROI of Kindness
Read Linda’s latest publication, The Economy of Kindness: How Kindness Can Transform Your Bottom Line, for a complete guide to implementing kindness in corporate culture and the long-term profitability of the investment.
Once you create a culture of kindness, retention and recruitment benefit, employee engagement and job satisfaction increase, and overall team productivity improve.
The long-term benefits of investing in kindness continue to pay off for years because it becomes part of your organization. To know more about Linda’s strategies for integrating kindness into workplace culture, reach out!