Employee satisfaction is closely tied to performance. When satisfaction levels rise, productivity, customer service, and profits tend to rise too. Employee turnover slows down and it becomes easier to recruit new talent. See how your team, leadership, and shareholders can benefit from a company culture that emphasizes employee satisfaction.
LOCK-IN: WHY SO MANY FAIL TO PROGRESS IN LIFE
I was talking to a friend today about change and how exciting it is when life forces it upon you (like when I was laid off for Christmas).
People often feel committed to a particular path, just because it’s what they’re used to, or because they’ve taken it for so long or invested so much into it that it seems a shame to waste it all.
They’re so driven by the inertia of their past decisions that they neglect change that could greatly enrich their lives.
This is a psychological decision-making error called “lock-in.” Companies are guilty of this as well as individuals (if not more so).
That’s where the adage “don’t throw good money after bad” comes from. But “money” could be exchanged for “time.”
Wherever you’re at in life, pick a destination you care about and chart a trajectory to get there. Even if it’s a slow plan that will take a lot of time. What matters most is that you make a plan and start changing direction, even if just by degrees.
As you gain momentum, you’ll be happier, find more fulfillment, and be more successful. Even if it takes a long time. Remember, success, like mastery, is an asymptote. But we should have the courage to free ourselves from our past to move forward in life.
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