Employees use social media for a variety of reasons.
Some are taking a mental break, others are using social tools to support professional connections, and sure, some are just slacking off.
Whether your team works in a traditional office or as a remote team, communication apps are a must.
Emails typically get the job done, but it’s so easy to lose track of individual messages within threads.
To get started creating a culture of positive communication, flip the typical script.
A CRM Learning article posits that 80% of a work-related conversation is spent on the problems of the past.
Instant messaging apps, such as Slack and Twist, do an excellent job of keeping conversations organized and messages easy to keep track of.
Most communication platforms offer file sharing and access as well, so that the team’s workflow is as streamlined as can be.
Check out our tips on how to get started improving team-wide communication and engagement. By encouraging team members at all levels to care for their mental, physical, and emotional health.
Between 19, the number of employees calling in sick to work due to stress tripled. The American Institute of Stress says that “occupational pressures and fears are far and away the leading source of stress for American adults.” That’s a big deal. But the right kind of stress is actually motivating and good for productivity. That means doing all the things necessary to foster a healthy, communicative company culture: Even keeping your equipment up to date can help, as Amy Blackburn notes in “6 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout.”Managers also have to model self care by showing—not just telling—employees that you value things like good sleep, work-life balance, and taking time for exercise and relaxation. We dove deep into the research and found a lot of interesting things.