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Any significant journey takes some planning, forethought, resources and a general sense of the path to get to your desired destination. The same is true for becoming a culture of appreciation. View this infographic (and the associated video by Dr. White) to gain a sense of the direction to take and the resources needed to apply the 5 Languages of Appreciation to your workplace. And share it with others!

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3 Easy Ways to Show Appreciation in Your Day-to-Day Work Life

With everything going on in the office, it can be easy to forget to stop and appreciate your team members and coworkers, but that doesn’t mean it’s okay. Workplace appreciation is critical to avoiding a toxic workplace. The following three tips are easy ways to make appreciation part of your busy workplace’s culture:

Build a Positive Relationship, No Matter Who You Report To

In the past, an employee’s relationship with their direct supervisor was found to be one of the most influential factors on whether or not the employee enjoyed their job. However, this dynamic has changed somewhat. Jared Lindzon, in this article about change and work, spoke to analyst Josh Bersin who says, “Most companies, even big companies, are much less hierarchal and much less top-down in their execution than they used to be. Leaders are finding that they have to be more inspirational, they have to be more collaborative.”

How to deal with return-to-work pushback

Apple’s recent remote-work flap serves as a warning to other companies eager to get employees back into the office. The author explains how to navigate this difficult limbo period with empathy, flexibility and clarity.

Two Major Misconceptions Leaders Hold

Recently, the emphasis has been on employee recognition, and has included published materials, seminars and commitments by companiest to help leaders and managers recognize their team members for work well done. In fact, experts in human resource management estimate that 90 percent of all U.S. businesses and organizations have some form of employee recognition program.

Should we focus on ‘mental health’ in the workplace?

As a result of the pandemic, major social changes occurred in 2020: “stay-at-home” orders, tens of millions of workers shifted to working from home, children were educated remotely, we were required to maintain social distance from one another (and cover our faces with masks).  Family and community relationships were hindered. The practical consequences? Isolation. Dramatic changes in daily life routines. Uncertainty.

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