When employees feel valued, they are more satisfied, willing to work longer, and motivated to do their best. As a manager, it’s your job to make them feel appreciated. In addition to saying “thank you,” you can foster gratitude by:
- Developing them. People want to grow. If promotion opportunities are limited you can invest in
Data is easier to understand when it’s presented visually. But sometimes designers get wrapped up in the exercise of making something beautiful and forget to make it functional. Here are two things to keep in mind when creating an infographic
If you’re not highly-skilled in data analysis, you might feel left out of the big data conversation. But you don’t have to be. To better understand what’s being said, make friends with a “quant”—a person with analytical expertise in your network. Find someone who communicates well and has a passion for solving …
When you’ve put long hours into a project, you want proper credit for it. It can be frustrating to watch a co-worker present your collective work as his or her own. When someone steals the show, take these steps to put things right
Talented people used to want high salaries and stable career paths, but now they want work with purpose. Here’s how your company can offer candidates meaningful and attractive roles
Some clients are demanding; others are downright rude. If you’re not in a position to stop working with a difficult person, prepare yourself instead. Expect your greedy, selfish, or angry client to act poorly so you won’t be caught off guard. When you sense that he is about to say something hurtful, say to yourself: “Here it comes.” …
Happy, engaged employees are good for an organization. Research shows they are more creative, produce better results, and are willing to go the extra mile.
When working in a foreign setting with different norms and rules, you’re likely to make cultural mistakes. But you can lessen their impact by engendering people’s trust in the first place.