“Every company has a soul. Every company has a distinct set of values that colors its priorities and behaviors. Companies believe in different things to different degrees, including innovation, value, quality, freedom, choice, price, and so on.” – Ken Segall
Blaming other people or other things for ones shortcomings will lead an individual to stagnation both personally and professionally. Turning the focus back on oneself will get the energy moving in the right direction.
Be open to hearing what your employees have to say, even when how they are saying it is not easy to hear. Be prepared to demonstrate to your employees your openness to working with them to find solutions. Here are four tactics to address employee negativity.
Many surveys report the constant access to technology and the pressure to respond to and monitor it can be stressful. If you've gotten into the habit of prioritizing work over health or family, it's easy to remain in this mode. Balance means understanding when to work and when not to work, when to shut down and when to turn back on, and what you're doing and why.