6 ways to inspire happiness in others!

6 ways to inspire happiness in others!

via Inc.com by Peter Economy

When you are the boss, your actions and emotions can have tremendous impact on your staff, both good and bad. You probably don’t always think about how your mood, your actions, the tone of your voice and the general way that you come across can and does affect them, but it does in some very significant ways.

Office furniture maker Steelcase has conducted tons of research on employee happiness and well-being. These 6 tips emerged as most powerful.

1. Be authentic.

Authenticity is a key quality that creates a solid foundation for every relationship we have, whether personal or business. This means developing positive relationships and strong bridges of trust with management and coworkers through positive and ongoing interactions over an extended period. Be authentic and encourage your people to do the same.

2. Provide meaning.

We all want to make a difference in the world and work for companies that are going good things for customers and for the communities in which they do business. You can help employees feel a sense of purpose by communicating company goals clearly and then explaining exactly how each employee fits in. As Steelcase researcher Nicolas de Benoist points out, “How we spend our time, doing the right things in the right way, can powerfully impact [our] well-being.”

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