June 8, 2014

10 Ideas For Boosting Office Morale

Boosting office morale makes going to work each day more enjoyable. An office where people are happy and smiling fosters a productive, loyal, and fun environment. If your office is full of frowns and seems like it’s in a bit of the doldrums, why not take it upon yourself to boost office morale?

Everyone needs to kick back, relax, and have some fun once in awhile. If you don’t life becomes stressful – and there’s no need for that. One of the most fun parts of boosting office morale is brainstorming what to do.

Office morale needs to generate laughter, be fun, and be creative. Any ideas? We’ve got a few that are easy to implement and typically have fantastic results:

  • Add Unexpected Perks
  • Recognize And Reward Employees For A Job Well Done
  • Organize A Social Gathering Outside Of The Office
  • Offer Flexible Scheduling
  • Have A Casual Daily Huddle That Keeps Everyone In The Loop
  • Change Up The Work Schedule
  • Say Thank You
  • Listen To Others Ideas, Opinions, and Thoughts
  • Exercise Time
  • Seek Out Others Opinions

Unless you’re the office party planner or boss, some of these things you won’t be able to do as an employee. Write them up and present them to the boss. Tell her why boosting office morale will be a good thing – increased productivity, loyal employees, smiling faces, a sense of pride in company, better customer service, positive vibe throughout the office.

It’s easy for employee morale to dip throughout the year. One great website for office morale boosters noted that employee morale is based on the stories going through the employee’s head. Positive stories spread a good vibe, while negative stories don’t. That’s why every office needs to make sure that employees are happy through creatively making the workplace fun.

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About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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