Happy and motivated employees are at the heart of a well-functioning and successful business.
Research shows that when people work with a positive mindset, performance on nearly every level – productivity, creativity, engagement – improves significantly.
As the way in which we work continues to evolve, it is important that we are working towards creating a workplace where people feel connected, have a sense of purpose, and are appreciated and recognised for their contributions.
“When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.”
- Dalai Lama
Did you know there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind? According to the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, carrying out acts of kindness can:
Kindness is the best example of a butterfly effect. The positive effects of kindness are experienced in the brain of everyone who witnessed the act, improving their mood and thus making them more likely to “pay it forward.”
An act of kindness doesn't have to be a big expensive gesture. Even the smallest acts can have a great impact. Here are some easy ways you can spark a bit of joy and positivity right now:
Kindness grows in a virtuous cycle and success lies in recognising that we can influence the culture we work in by simply being kind.
What will you do to remember kindness today?