If we think about our daily lives and our interactions with people we meet. You bump into a friendly shop assistant at the local supermarket or on your morning walk, everyone who passes by has a friendly hello as they pound the pavement. It puts you in a good mood right? Gets you in the right frame of mind to start your day.
So why wouldn’t the same go for your workplace?
A positive business culture can go a far way and is one of the most underestimated workplace factors when critiquing a businesses’ success. If you have a positive business culture, your employees are excited to come to work, it is a place they feel valued, safe and respected.
The difference in productivity between a workplace that boasts a positive culture to one that doesn’t is worth noting. You’ll generally find employees will be engaged in the task at hand, instead of hustling by the water cooler calculating their next escape route or better job offer.
Establishing a positive work culture is a step to retaining employees for the long term.