Competition

A recent article, 6 Ways to Foster Healthy Competition at Work by Rieva Lesonsky says that a workplace competition fosters employee’s productivity and engagement.  However, not all employees are naturally competitive but some will only see it as a mere idea of a contest that only causes stress and leaves them demoralized.

Here are some tips to create a healthy workplace competition.

Make it fun

Don’t make your workplace competitions too serious, instead keep it a lighter and add a fun element to the contest.

Monitor the effect

Observe the effect of your workplace competition not just in your business in team office space Lake Mary but also in your team as a whole. If a competition seems to be detrimental and create division, call a halt to discuss the issues and, if needed, end the competition.

Compete in teams

Generally, team competitions are healthier than competition among individuals. As much as possible choose team members with different strengths/skills to create more effective teams and provide the opportunity for growth and learning from each other.

Stay focused on the ultimate goal

Employees may get excited about the competition, but make sure they will not forget or overlook the ultimate goal— efficiency and productivity.

Provide an appropriate reward

The reward for workplace competitions can vary depending on the nature of the competition, your business and your staff. For instance, the winning team might be satisfied to receive a simple trophy and recognition at the weekly meeting in meeting space Lake Mary or some employees will need bigger rewards to motivate competition.

Conclusion

These simple tips will help you promote a fruitful workplace competition for more effective team collaboration and your business success as a whole. Looking for more competitive workspace solutions? YourOffice has come alongside hundreds of business looking for everything from staffed flexible offices to agile office space. We know your business is unique, and your office space shouldn’t be any different. Let us match the perfect space or service to fit your business needs.

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