There are numerous responsibilities that you take on when running a business. The employees who work for you look up to you to take the company in the right direction. The culture of your business can make or break the way it all succeeds or doesn’t.
What Is Culture In A Business?
Culture is all about what is allowed to go on, happen, and occur in your business. Are you allowing people who don’t deserve a raise to get one? Do you make sure that the people who genuinely deserve a promotion get one?
If unfair advantages are being taken, employees are not going to stick around for them. That includes you, the business owner. General rules and protocols need to be followed by all employees. Exceptions to skip or give special privileges shouldn’t be permitted when it comes to raises, promotions, and other similar aspects in the business.
Why Does A Good Culture Make A Difference?
Employees want to be treated fairly as they are valuable to the company. When you skip over or don’t show proper acknowledgment, they won’t feel recognized for their hard work. If your business has a good culture, you will succeed in keeping your employees loyal and happy.
Not to mention, when an employee feels that they are valued, they will work harder. More effort will be put into their job, and they will perform better. No one wants to feel like they are unnoticed.
A Good Measure To Follow
If you are the individual in charge of a company, have a plan. Pay attention to your employees and notice who is performing well. You should never promote someone based solely on their friendship with you or their ability to charm you.
Watch the performance and give promotions based on hard work and dedication. Some other qualities to pay attention to are:
If you enforce a good culture, you’ll be more respected, and your business will thrive better with employee retention.
~ Written for us by our associate Gary Sorrell, Sorrell Associates, LLC. Copyright protected. All rights reserved