As the holiday season approaches, leaders are starting to look for ways to show their teams they care. Yes, that’s what bonuses are for. But cash gifts aside, there are plenty of other ways to show your employees that you appreciate their hard work, creativity, and dedication during the season of giving. This sense of heartfelt gratitude and caring is a pivotal part of creating a workplace built on what I call the “WOW factor.”
One of the greatest gifts you can give employees is building a culture so great that they can’t imagine working any place else. It all comes down to offering them the support, encouragement, guidance, and compassion they need to flourish and thrive.
Creating a WOW workplace culture is a gift that keeps on giving all year long. When you show employees you care, they will be loyal to you in return. What’s more, putting employees first inspires them to give their best efforts, which drives customer loyalty, which drives profit.
The holidays are actually one of the easiest times to “wow” your employees. Spirits are high, and you can take advantage of the festive mood to strengthen these relationships, which benefits everyone.
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