You’re the head of a company. How do you make sure your team know they are valued?
Good pay, good working conditions, of course – without those, you’d have no team – but how do you keep your good team happy, and why should you? You might even imagine an ‘evil boss’ who seems not to care.
Well, it turns out that efforts towards staff happiness actually delivers a measurable return in investment. So, as well as everyone being happier (surely the aim) – companies could actually see a difference on their bottom line.
In a ‘Happiness and Productivity study‘ by a team at the University of Warwick, UK, there was found to be a measurable 12% greater productivity in happy staff.
There are many ways to make sure staff are happy – from the obvious, like offering the opportunity for leaning, personal development and inclusion in business making decisions, to making sure there’s adequate real sunlight in a workplace, and offering healthy snacks in the cafeteria.
For absolutely £0 – employers could also find less obvious ways to offer support to their employees –
Here’s a few ideas:
- Sharing free online resources and apps (like Rise & Shine) to improve quality of life
- Send a carefully written personalised emails to show appreciation of a job well done.
- Let someone off the team tea run
- Create someone a customised desktop
- Print out and give a certificate of merit/awesomeness
- Share the success story of a team player in a group, giving recognition that good work deserves.
- Give a team player a shout out on social media
All these and more are simple ways to ensure your team, and you, will be happier at work.
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The Rise & Shine Crowdfunding Corporate Sponsorship package includes ‘access codes’ to Rise & Shine tracks – these give a team (of any number of people) access to audio tracks, and the ability to #WakeUpFeelingGreat. The app (when it’s built) will help users wake with clarity of mind, motivated and happy – that’s a gift that has obvious return benefits. User testers state that their productivity goes up when using the wake up tracks.
As well as the usual sponsorship benefits such as great brand exposure and alignment with an innovative solution to a real life problem that affects millions of people – corporate sponsorship with Rise & Shine is a no brainer way to make sure your staff are happier – for themselves, and for you.
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