23 per cent of Londoners work over 45 hours a week, compared with 19 per cent in the rest of the country, so it is even more important that the working environment is a positive one to keep productivity high.
We have created a list of ten tips to help create a positive working environment:
1. Build trust – this is one of the most important things you can do. It shows reliability, responsibility and accountability.
2. Communicate positively and openly – Each employee needs to feel valued and through listening and communicating, this can be achieved.
In any given year in London, we spend around 2,300 hours at work. So, why not have some fun whilst we’re there?
Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, once said: “I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.”
Interestingly, the video below demonstrates how commuters chose to take the stairs instead of taking the escalator, by introducing a fun element to walking up them.
January is known as the month of New Year’s resolutions where business owners and team leaders look to turn those bad habits into good.
If you are leader or manager in a London business, it is time to consider what small changes could make a huge difference in the workplace.
Many of these resolutions may already be part of your day-to-day routine, but try doing some of the ones that are missing. The 10 resolutions every team leader should include in their list for 2014 are: