I loved the start to this conversation. Inspiring your staff starts with you.
Being empathetic, modelling the way and using your active listening were all discussed.
Knowing your staff on a personal level also offered better connections. Creating that safe space for co-workers to be able to offer up their own ideas and suggestions without fear will generate new ideas for your workplace.
I liked these ideas from http://www.themuse.com:
Here are five ways to feel more joy in your work:
1. Don’t Be an Island. When you’re hating on your job, there’s a tendency to withdraw from the people you work with. …
2. Accept Responsibility. …
3. Don’t Play Games. …
4. Engage. …
5. Follow the Energy.

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