A Simple Way to Make Your Workplace Happier
by Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc. on March 22nd, 2018

​All this talk of how to make your workplace happier. It’s quite simple. Be more human. | Unlimited Coaching | Laurie Sudbrink #employeeengagement #leadershipdevelopment

​All this talk of how to make your workplace happier. It’s quite simple. Be more human.

​To Ponder:
Seriously - just be more like a human than a robot. Be more approachable. Be more considerate. How about being cordial, democratic, forgiving, friendly, generous, gracious… shall I continue?  Everything you need to create a happier workplace - you already have.

I can remember searching for ways to make people happier, through gift cards and lunches - when I had every opportunity to stop and recognize Jackie for staying late when she didn’t have to, and telling Steve what a terrific job he did on the report, even though it was his job, and listening to Javier’s ideas, even when I felt rushed and pressured… I was missing the most obvious and simple way to create a happier environment - just being present and connecting with people.

Even when we’re giving feedback and ‘helping people stay on track’ (aka holding people accountable), if we do this with a more humane approach, it will get way better results.

Imagine, you could have people listening and following through, stepping up and being accountable, proactively looking for solutions, helping each other, and working toward a collective goal rather than in silos or worse yet, just out for themselves.

Admittedly, it can be complicated at times, because people are different. And we don’t always see things the way other people see them.

​The good news is, you have a great tool to help you - DiSC! But like any tool, if you don’t use it properly, it won’t work.

Take Action:
You could make a profound difference starting today - without spending a dime.

Take 10 minutes a day and jump on your private MyEverythingDiSC.com account. Run a comparison report (and yes, that is free). With that report, you can look at building relationships, getting buy-in, giving and receiving feedback, managing tension, and working on a project.

The site contains drop-down tips and podcasts:
​All this talk of how to make your workplace happier. It’s quite simple. Be more human. | Unlimited Coaching | Laurie Sudbrink #employeeengagement #leadershipdevelopment
​Take a few minutes each day to be mindful of how best to interact with the people you work with. It will save you so much time on miscommunication, tension, unnecessary conflict - and it will build loyalty, commitment, and trust.

It’s a simple and free way to start making your workplace happier and more productive.
If you don’t have your account yet, email Jessica and she’ll hook you up. No fees. Just a cool tool!


PS - we’re launching another new cool tool over at Laurie’s new business venture, GRITtyStuff.com.  If you’d like one of these message boards for your office or home, just email us for an exclusive 25% off discount code!


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