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4 tips to help you perk up your employees in 2015
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As the economy improves, companies are emerging from the financial gloom of the past few years ready to shift into forward gear. Is your company ready? Judging by some key indicators, the U.S. economy began to regain strength as 2014 came to a close. The GDP for the second quarter was 4.6%, equaling the strongest quarter of the 5-year-old recovery (Q4 of 2011).
Now more than ever, companies need to quickly shed the conservative survival mode that has permeated so many workplaces or risk being left behind. They need the best and brightest people to be part of their new projects and ventures.
These are people who are motivated, innovative, and collaborative. Where do you find such great workers? Look again — they may already be in your organization. They’ve just been in survival mode so long they are hard to recognize because their energy and creativity have been squashed.
Now is the time to help them shift into a more positive outlook and upbeat attitude so they can carry your company into a prosperous future.
How? Although there is no one-size-fits-all formula that works in every company or industry, here are a few ideas to get you started: