Non-Desk Matters is Red e App’s monthly email carefully curated to showcase news, developments, and insights within the world of employee communications, HR, and more.
Our March edition has a focus on instilling a “yes, and” culture in your company instead of a “no, but” culture. Sign up for the newsletter at the end of the blog.
For managers, there’s a big difference between being a “yes-man” and instilling a “yes, and” culture with your employees.
While your non-desk employees may not be the company’s key strategic decision-makers, you can cultivate employee confidence by providing an atmosphere where employee ideas are valued. Instead of immediate dismissal (no/but …), employee input should be embraced and iterated (yes/and …).
Can three letters and two words have an impact on your company’s performance? Yes, and…
… here are a handful of reasons why:
The Power of ‘Yes, and…’ in the Workplace
Adopting this simple strategy could be a total game-changer when it comes to your professional relationships and the way you connect with employees.
‘Yes Men’ No More: 5 Tips to Grow Engaged and Empowered Employees
Companies with engaged employees outperform those without by an impressive 202 percent. Learn how to cultivate high-performing teams who are empowered and motivated to take action on behalf of your brand.
Does anyone have the same employee comms challenges as I do? Yes, and… we’ve interviewed someone who feels your pain.
Non-Desk Matters interviewed Willerby Holiday Homes, who were trying to solve the problem of communicating with their employees — 80% of which are non-desk workers.
Yes, And… 5 More Lessons In Improv-ing Collaboration & Creativity
Do comedy techniques translate to the business world? Yes, and it’s helping change company behavior by trying things they otherwise wouldn’t do within the typical stiff, boring patterns of communication.
Are You Focused On Employee Recognition or Recruitment?
It’s possible to do both. Gilt Group recently recognized their outstanding non-desk employees and they successfully recruited new employees in the process.