2023 ISPA CONFERENCE
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Relationships and community are important to enhancing our feeling of well-being . Within the healthy boundaries you create at work , remember to see the human being , not just the human doing . In other words , the more you can see the unique individual within the person doing the work , the stronger your relationships will be and the more likely your staff will be to stay through the good and challenging times .
4 . MEANING : Aligning the work duties of your staff with what is meaningful to them is often the most overlooked area where we could build a rock steady team . Yes , the obvious work that comes along with the job description has to be completed — but outside of the job title , do you know what brings meaning to the lives of your employees ? Do you know what they value outside of the workplace ? Perhaps their family is the driver behind why they work so hard . Possibly they are single
“ SPENDING JUST A LITTLE BIT OF TIME TO GET TO KNOW WHAT IS important TO THE PEOPLE WE SEE DAILY WILL CREATE A POSITIVE RIPPLE EFFECT THAT BENEFITS YOUR BUSINESS .”
and career growth is their current love . Or maybe they live to travel and the ticket to their loyalty is offering the flexibility to step away for one month a year so they can explore , without the risk of losing their job . Spending just a little bit of time to get to know what is important to the people we see daily will create a positive ripple effect that benefits your business .
5 . ACCOMPLISHMENTS : We are often so busy thinking about the next thing on our “ to do ” list that we rarely pause , look back over the past week or month and take the time to celebrate all the mini wins that happened . Build in time for your team to celebrate together the positive feedback and the unexpected moments of
magic that happened . Take time to express your appreciation for your staff . Make it meaningful , make it specific , and make it a regular practice . n
TO LEARN MORE about howto create an environment where both you and your team flourish and thrive , be sure to attend Petra ’ s knowledge builder session at this year ’ s ISPA Conference .
PETRA KOLBER is a positive psychology performance coach , global workshop leader and keynote speaker . She combined decades of experience in the wellness space with the science of positive psychology in her first book , The Perfection Detox . Petra works with companies and individuals to help them move from stuck to unstoppable and is thrilled to be back at the ISPA Conference . | PetraKolber . com
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