As a team leader, you emulate a lot more through your body language than you do with your words. You may prepare your PPT, conduct meeting and decide how you will motivate your team in a certain way. But what about the non-verbal cues that you give? This is an often neglected or least-focussed trait that influences your employees the most. In a majority of cases, it tends to overpower what you say with your words too. So here’s a quick guide to help you understand the unspoken language that you can embody.
Engaging employees in giving alone can improve your employee satisfaction scores, raise your retention levels and strengthen your employer brand. Because one of the thumb rules of employee engagement is to enable your employees to do what they hold in high regard – whether it is learning, growing or giving. Here are 7 simple ways in which you can engage your employees in giving time, money or skills.
Employer brand is a set of tangible qualities that a company possesses as an employer. It is these qualities which become the identity of the company among all those who work or intend to work in the company. Simply put, your employer brand encourages new employees to join you, remain with you and recommend you to their other colleagues. Here’s what does it take to develop a strong ‘Employer Brand’?
Indeed there’s a way to reduce the resistance of your employees towards change. This process of change management, however, needs a certain amount of thought and meticulous planning to make it happen. You need to plan it in a systematic and organised way so that the change is not just implemented but also accepted by the teams. Taking care of their needs and expectations also forms a crucial part of this whole exercise.
Irrespective of the size of your organisation, having a committed, skilled and passionate team of people is important for every business to succeed. Through many years of research, trial and error, and working with companies of all sizes in numerous industries, there are some patterns that emerge. Every employee displays some innate needs and it’s on you to understand and motivate them by catering to those needs of your biggest assets – your people. Here are some ways how you can motivate your staff at the ground level.
Talent development is most effective when various initiatives are plugged into each level in the hierarchy, thereby ensuring talent readiness at all levels. Irrespective of the talent requirements of your organisation, these 6-must-have talent development initiative can help every organisation ensure effective implementation of their talent strategy…
Each employee of the organisation and most certainly the leadership team are custodians of the company’s culture and play a key role in developing soft skills, especially people management skills in the team. Here are 5 things every manager must do to become a positive influence on their teams.
No one wants their workplace to be negative, and yet, at times workplaces seem to have a negative work environment. Often workplace negativity stems from one person or one incident. Occasional workplace negativity can be a good training ground where you can anchor your team in a positive way. But when this starts to become a part of your work culture, you need to step in and make amends. The best way to improve something is knowing what is it that you are seeking to amend in the first place. Here’s how you can address workplace negativity…
The monsoon brings with it many uncalled for circumstances which most certainly result in work disruption, no matter the size of the team or the location of the workplace. While you don’t get to decide who would be affected by it, you could definitely approach these challenges proactively. Here are 4 simple ways to avoid work disruption.
The allegedly entitled generation called millennials is probably the first one to experiment in many aspects of professional life. Their extensive reliance on technology and desire for workplace flexibility are among the leading factors. Their desire to work remotely using their personal resources often sparks a debate on are we really ready to accept the idea of flexibility at workplace? Here’s how you can adopt this practice…