Being able to maintain staff morale is a huge challenge for most organisations particularly in the current difficult financial climate. People can quickly lose patience and become frustrated with many things, a lack of promotion opportunities, pay freeze, and increasing scrutiny of what they do. It all leads to a position where the potentially most valuable advocates of the organisation become the biggest critics.
It is easy to slip into a negative perspective and to focus on the things that are frustrating about work. So, how do we get people to see the positive in what they do at work? I don’t want them to ignore when things need to be changed, but it should be set in context of the whole job experience.
This week I had the pleasure of talking about a career within the police service to children at a local school who are in the final few years. I…
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