The holiday season is a festive time filled with work parties and other exciting engagements. But, it’s important to stay focused and successfully keep your staff engaged and productive during this time.
Making more sales isn’t the only thing your business should be focused on. Remember, your employees are stressed from an overload of interaction with customers, and a lengthy to-do-list before the end of the year. It’s important for leaders to empower their staff this time of year. Learn to engage your team members, to boost morale and keep a happy culture.
Here are a few ways to engage your employees:
– Listen to your employees. Include them in important decision making. Ask for their input. And acknowledge them for their efforts.
– Have regular interactions with your staff. Remind them they’re part of a team, and this consistency will allow them to stay focused, helping them achieve their goals, boosting their confidence.
– Don’t micromanage. Let them take the lead in heated discussions or customer issues. Show your employees that you trust and value them. This also boosts their confidence and makes them feel wanted.
These small details can make a huge difference between a successful holiday season and a stressful one. Proper engagement leads to a positive culture. Commit to these tasks and you’ll have a winning end to your year, and happy employees too.
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