As we work through the hybrid workplace, potential shortage of workers and an increased demand for goods and services, we, as leaders, need to realise we just got a wake-up call. Culture matters more than ever.
realised that they do not “have to” be stuck. They can choose to work where they will be valued for their efforts.
As leaders, we create culture in every interaction we have with our staff. So, are we engaging them, or constraining them? Do we help them to see that their efforts do make a difference, and they are valued for their contribution? Even in workplaces that have succeeded in a “Best Place to Work” process, individual leaders still make a difference. It appears that employees join organisations, but they leave leaders.
As a leader, be sure that you are Connecting the Dots, Energising Action and Nurturing Growth. This will not only engage your team to greater performance but will also establish the culture that will sustain that performance for the future.