If you want to minimize hassle in your business, one of the best things you’ll ever do is ensure you have a loyal team. Your team are only going to be loyal to you if they are happy working for you – they should feel appreciated, supported, and engaged with their work, amongst other things. Below, you’ll find some pointers that will help you to make sure your team stay with you for as long as possible (and even become brand ambassadors for you).
Sometimes, all your team really want is one simple thing: praise. Letting your team know that their hard work does not go unnoticed and that you appreciate them is a must. One of the reasons teams tend to get disengaged from their work is that they don’t feel appreciated or like they matter. Make sure you let your team know that they do matter.
You can’t micromanage everybody or control how they do things all the time. Trusting your team is crucial, and it means letting go of the reigns a little. You need to trust that when you leave your team to their own devices, they will exceed expectations and work their hardest.
When there is conflict in the workplace, it tends to create a negative atmosphere and your team struggle to focus. Having conflict management skills will go a long way to making sure people actually enjoy coming in to work. Take a look at the infographic below to see how group dynamics can make or break a business.
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