25 Years In: What Our Most Tenured Team Members Say About Where We've Been and Where We're Going
We’ve all had intolerable jobs. Day in and day out you’d go to that workplace and wish to your Fairy Job Mother that circumstances would change and everything at your job would magically become your euphoric dream job. Well, if you’re living in the fairy-less real world, you realize that everything is not perfect and that there is always room for improvement.
A positive attitude can be difficult to keep during times of change; however, Albert Einstein offered us his wise advice on the topic, saying, “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” So what does this mean for your workplace culture? Implement positive changes!
Here are a few suggested areas for improvement in your workplace environment that will generate positivity, good vibes and increased productivity within your office:
Adding homey elements to your office, such as artwork, comfortable seating arrangements in meeting rooms and collaborative work areas, and providing little perks, such as coffee stations and snacks, can help your office feel like a second home to your employees. While your office is an area of business, a certain boost in comfort can go a long way.
According to Glassdoor’s Employee Choice Awards, Google ranked No. 1 of 50 companies on their Best Places to Work 2015 list. Google generously equips nearly 70 offices in more than 40 countries with vibrant and comfortable decor, free breakfast and lunch options, a variety of fitness areas (including rock climbing walls) and free health and fitness assessments, just to name a few amenities.
Are you passionate about jazzing up your workplace culture? Go for it! What are your company goals for making employees happy and increasing productivity? We hope our tips help!
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