When you work in an office, things can sometimes feel a little bit dull. When this happens, it leads to miserable employees with no get up and go. This is why making sure that as a manager you foster a positive attitude and happy workplace. But just how exactly do you go about doing this? Here are a few ways that you can help get your office feeling happy and from there more productive.
Feeling part of a team as well as the wider community is important for all human beings. We are social creatures, and we work best when we are working together. There are many ways that you can get people together and encourage team working – you could have one lunch day a week where you all eat together, go out for team games like paintballing, and plan events like quizzes to encourage employees to work together.
The office that feels happy feels as comfortable as home – a bleak and depressing environment makes for depressed staff. Spend a bit of time getting the office looking great – fresh paint and a good spring clean are great and go to Bestbuy for the reception chairs that will give your office the wow factor. Make staff feel happy in the environment where they spend so much time.
Health is an important part of how we feel, and good health and happiness go hand in hand. Encourage a healthy approach to life in the office. Maybe do a sponsored weight loss, an employee quit smoking incentive scheme, or a cycle to work program. Healthy employees are happy employees!