A great workplace doesn’t just pop out of thin air. It takes effort, culture building and a commitment to learning in order to create and maintain it. Some key pieces of a workplace running smoothly include understanding where employee satisfaction and happiness lies, being able to provide productive feedback and creating a space where good decisions can be made.
We’ve curated a list of three TedX Talks that hack the very idea of these topics. Check them out and let us know what tips and tricks you’ll be implementing at work in the comments below!
Happiness at work?
Out of three billion people working on this planet, only 40% of them report being happy at work. Before you go out and buy a ping pong table, an espresso machine or hand out more paid time off to improve happiness at your workplace, watch this video and see the actions that really increase satisfaction in the workplace:
Give better feedback
Only 26% of employees around the world agree that feedback they receive helps them improve their work. Ouch. But with this TedX Talk and the four part formula it lays out, you’ll be able to give great feedback that helps your team confidently do great work:
Make better decisions
Think quick! At work, decision making is something we have to do almost every day. But what happens when we have a fear that a better option is out there? Here’s a great lecture to help you make sound decisions at work every day regardless of what’s at stake.