This is very likely not going to be the most well received article considering the very public issues the world is viewing with giant mega corporations throughout the world, but I thought it was interesting nonetheless. I can’t speak for every industry out there but I assume that every job out there has a role to optimize the financial situation of their organization. So let me point out three really simple ways we can move in that direction, regardless of what your role is.
Move Towards Sustainability
There are very few situations in the world that don’t benefit from sustainable action, whether we’re talking about recycling aluminum cans in the cafeteria, reducing the energy consumption in our offices and workspaces or perhaps even placing solar panels across our campus, there are hundreds if not thousands of different ways that each individual person can act on in order to increase the sustainability of their organization. This may not sound like a million dollar idea at first but once you consider the fact that you may be impacting the lives of hundreds of people throughout your team, the benefits could quickly add up and multiple before you even know it!
The amount corporations lose by having their employees miss due to illness is incredibly high, just imagine how much better your life would be if you never got sick throughout the year and instead were able to maintain your income, work on side projects or even just enjoy more free time. It may sound like an additional week or two throughout the year but as you age, this time grows by quite a bit. Simple acts of washing your hands more thoroughly, eating a better diet and keeping the places you spend most of your time clean could have very real positive effects on your life and your workplace productivity. It sounds odd, but if you can find ways to reduce illness for yourself and others you’ll start to improve your organize quite rapidly!
Make Your Workplace A Happier Place To Be
Yeah, easier said than done right? But the fact of the matter is, a lot of your organizations labor budget is wasted on training people during their first few days, only for them to quit 2 weeks into their…