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Mary Guirovich is an award-winning executive business leadership coach, the founder of My Promotion Plan (MPP), and the creator of the My Promotion Plan career advancement system. Mary partners with entrepreneurs and corporations to create high-performing, inclusive and sustainable cultures.
Mary is the #1 Best-Selling Author of God's Not Done With You, has a depth of experience leading in the executive ranks, starting two multi-million dollar businesses, consulting with over 30 Fortune 500 brands, and coaching over 580 business owners where she's trained thousands of team members.
Specializing in business growth, career advancement strategies, leadership development, DISC, DE&I, and creating thriving workplace cultures, Mary Guirovich's expertise has been featured in NCDA Career Developments Magazine and Thrive Global.
She has spoken on the stage to thousands as a seasoned executive business and career coach for various organizations, including The Pennsylvania State University, The Cardinal Newman Colleges, and Unfair Advantage Live.
Mary hosts The Mary Guirovich Show Podcast and has been featured on The Women of Empowered Living Show, The Jackie Minsky Show, In The Growth Space Podcast, The Greatness Machine, Girl Get Your SWAG Back Podcast, plus many more including The Leader's Lab Podcast!
She holds a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management and has been working with CEOs to help them discover how to create the business culture of their dreams. Today, we're sharing 4 tips for creating the business culture of your dreams!
4 Tips for Creating the Business Culture of Your Dreams
If you're reading this, then chances are you want to create a strong company culture of appreciation. After all, happy employees lead to happy customers, and happy customers lead to a thriving business.
But where do you start? How do you make this happen? How can you create the business culture of your dreams?
The good news is: you don't have to be a billionaire like Elon Musk. Here are four tips to get you started:
Tip #1: Define Your Company's Core Values
The first step in creating a strong company culture is to define your company's core values. What does your company stand for? What are its guiding principles? Once you have a clear understanding of your company's values, you can begin to instill them in your employees.
This can be done through various methods, such as setting expectations during the hiring process, having regular discussions about company values, and reinforcing those values through recognition and rewards.
By doing this, you will help ensure that your employees are aligned with your company's values and that they continue to uphold them.
This can also be done through leading by example. When it comes to setting an example for your employees and promoting your company's values, the best course of action is to lead by example. By adhering to your company's values yourself, you send a clear message to your employees that these values are important to you and should be important to them as well.
Furthermore, by living up to your company's values, you encourage your employees to do the same, creating a workplace culture that is founded on these shared values.
Tip #2: Communicate Openly and frequently with Your Employees
Effective communication is essential for creating a positive business culture. You should make it a point to communicate openly and frequently with your employees, letting them know what the company's goals are and how they can help achieve those goals.
An effective communicator is able to send clear messages that are easily understood by others. This ability is essential for creating a positive business culture, as it helps to foster a mutual understanding and respect between employees. It also helps resolve conflict and build trust within the workplace.
Furthermore, encourage employees to share their ideas and suggestions; after all, they're the ones who are on the front lines interacting with customers on a daily basis. By encouraging employees to share information and collaborate with one another, you can create an environment that is conducive to positive business outcomes.
When employees feel like their voices are being heard, they'll be more engaged and motivated to do their best work. Additionally, by establishing clear channels of communication, you can ensure that everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goals.
Tip #3: Show Your Appreciation Often and Genuinely
One of the most important things you can do to create a positive business culture is to show your appreciation for employees. This means taking the time to recognize employees for their achievements, both big and small. Recognizing employees for their hard work and dedication is a key part of creating a positive work environment.
As previously mentioned, when employees feel appreciated, they are more likely to be motivated and engaged in their work. A simple "thank you" can go a long way towards making someone feel appreciated. Not to mention, monetary bonuses and paid time off are also great ways to show your appreciation (just be sure not to overdo it!).
Employee appreciation can help build trust and respect between management and team members. This is because appreciation is a sign of acknowledgement and understanding, which are both important elements in developing strong relationships.
When employees feel appreciated, they are more likely to be motivated and engaged in their work, which can lead to improved performance and higher levels of satisfaction. Therefore, showing appreciation to employees can be an important strategy for managers in creating a positive and productive workplace.
Creating the business culture of your dreams takes time, effort, and dedication. However, it is well worth the investment; after all, happy employees lead to happy customers, and happy customers lead to a thriving business.
By following these four tips, you'll be well on your way to creating the positive, productive workplace that you've always wanted and, of course, if you need help from the best, then Mary Guirovich is the coach for you!
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