Productivity in the workplace thrives when all cogs in the machine operate well together, and the oil that keeps these parts going is positivity! This is why positive work relationships are so important, and as the leader of your business, positivity begins with you. Whether it be between you and your employees, among your colleagues or clients, things are done more efficiently when feelings are mutually productive and positive. Here are a couple tips for building and maintaining them as the leader of your business.
Always be welcoming
When introducing yourself to a new person, new opportunity or a new day, a welcoming demeanor promotes positive vibes to those around you. Employees and clients will tend to be more receptive to welcoming attitudes. Though not every day will provide you with the most positive of situations, always try your best to project a welcoming environment out into your business. Stimulate an open dialogue and encourage others to share their thoughts and concerns.
Be open to assistance
In relation to having open dialogue, provide staff with the knowledge that you are willing to be as receptive and available to assist them as possible. Be as available as you can to answer questions or provide feedback when called upon, but also create a mutual understanding that sometimes we get busy and you might not be able to respond immediately. Just the knowledge that you are willing to listen will encourage others to do the same.
Share your company culture
If there’s a certain way things get done in your business that promotes your brand of positivity and productivity, share it! This encourages others that share similar cultures to work along side you. In providing you with the basis for a strong positive work relationship, it helps you as an entrepreneur to connect with those you work and create best with. Even if you find yourself with someone with differing a work culture, sharing yours will allow you to easily detect any differences quickly and allow for any adjustments that need be made to ensure the most positive and efficient environment.