Here’s the thing, when it comes to thanking your team (which we should ideally be doing all year long), there are only two rules you need to follow!
Posts by Faun Zarge
We miss the casual exchanges with our dry cleaners, the parents we see at school drop-off, and the Dunkin’ Donuts employee who remembers our coffee order….Not surprisingly, this isolation is not only impacting our health and well-being, but also our effectiveness and productivity at work.
A few months into my first job after graduate school, I realized that my worst professional fear was that I would never work anywhere else. No joke. I loved my job so much that I thought I’d never leave. We didn’t have a foosball table or free beer on Fridays, but the company culture was so amazing that my co-workers and I developed a deep commitment to the company.
The curtain shielding the more personal side of our colleagues’ lives was ripped open these last few months. However, we also had a peek into the real lives of our colleagues, and if we do this right, we can leverage what we’ve learned into becoming better managers.