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Ways To Create Positive Work Culture At Your Workplace


The work of employees depends a lot on the environment in which they are working. A positive environment not only improves teamwork, productivity, reduces stress but also enhances the retention of the workforce. Job satisfaction, collaboration, and work performance are all enhanced.


Some ways to build a positive environment are-


  • The material environment also plays a crucial role in determining the work culture of the company. Natural lighting, comfortable furniture such as an Adjustable Computer Desk, and open room prevent feeling claustrophobic and reduce tension resulting in a positive environment.


  • Reward and Recognition. Employees need to feel valued at work, and they need to know that their contributions are adding meaning to the business overall. It is important to motivate your employees by recognizing them for their work. Bring in a positive work culture where talented employees are appreciated in the right manner.


  • Other things also matter, like having some recreational activities or having a canteen with good food, They indirectly affect the performance and help in enhancing the work culture.


  • Look for opportunities to help colleagues. Don’t wait to be asked. Don’t need to get credit. Have people’s backs. Offer your help. Instead of judging others’ weaknesses, help to cover them.


  • Give feedback at every opportunity. Be specific. Speak about behaviors and the results of those behaviors. “When you’ve prepared for a presentation that well, May, we make a great impression on our clients. Thanks.”


Give tons of congratulatory feedback, so that when you’re giving critical feedback, it’s contextualized for maximum ease of acceptance.


  • Practice impeccable relationship maintenance. Sometimes we chafe one another. It’s a thing that happens. If someone puts a burr under your saddle, don’t leave it there. Address it. Assume positive intent, and bring it up gently. If you’re concerned you’ve put a burr under someone else’s saddle, don’t leave it there. Go and address it. Every time. A brief chafe is no big deal. A burr under the saddle for an extended period can create a festering wound.


Building a positive work culture starts with trust. Each side must trust the other. That means that no issue is unimportant and that the boss always has your back. Sharing information builds trust. Even negative information can have a positive impact if presented in a way that tries to turn the negative into a positive by inviting solutions.


Too many times, management will issue an edict and most people feel powerless. If this happens too many times, you can start losing good employees. An occasional thanks for a great job helps a lot. You can make it a thank you note or even a balloon. Make this a part of every meeting, a 10 minute period for good news, personal or company-related. That releases good chemicals for the brain and puts everyone in a receptive mood.













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Thank you for the post... regardless if it's in person or virtual some great leadership tips!