There is no arguing that the past six years have been a really difficult for most people. But, take heart! The DOW is over 15,000 and as reported last week, consumer sentiment has risen to its highest level since July 2007. We’ve finally turned the corner!
So, companies and their leaders are starting to raise their heads above their cubicle walls, catch their breath, and assess the employee sentiment after managing their way through a grueling recession. It’s no surprise what they are finding. Most see employee populations desperate for a thank you, a signal that things are going to be ok, and confirmation that great times are forthcoming. Others will certainly find a mentally spent and exhausted workforce pining for a positive spark to rekindle the company culture, passion, and spirit.
So, what’s the best way to restore that positive vibe and rekindle a positive corporate culture? Today’s post on commitment is part one of a three-part series on how to restore culture and create a positive environment through commitment, gratitude, and authenticity.