When people feel good about themselves, it makes a difference in their lives. Showing appreciation makes people feel happy and satisfied. According to HuffPost, “Appreciation is a key to any relationship. Appreciating someone makes them feel good about what they do, and that it makes a difference to their lives. It makes them feel better about themselves, urging them to go on with new vigor, strengthening your relationship.” This goes for both friends and or co-worker relationships. In a company, it is important to show appreciation as it can make or break your business.
There are many ways to show appreciation to your associates and by doing so you will gain many benefits. These benefits include:
Increase in employee retention
It should be obvious that all employees want to be treated like human beings while they are at work. After all, feeling appreciated is a basic human need. Not only does this increase employee satisfaction, but it will also make them feel that they have a bigger presence and are valued at work. Thus increasing employee retention, which is very important to building and maintaining a business.