In today's fast paced world, it's easy to overlook the little things. Appreciation and gratitude can get lost and employee appreciation can take a back seat to your overwhelming schedule. However, employee appreciation is critical to maintaining a healthy work environment. Even business magnate, Richard Branson, recognizes the significance of having happy clients and happy employees. Branson has been quoted as saying "Take care of your employees and they will take care of your business. It's as simple as that."
Having loyal, hard-working employees is one of the biggest assets to your company. Small gestures, such as wishing Happy Birthday to employees can have a big impact. Maybe try a weekly team meeting to congratulate small victories or team lunch once a month. Not only does this help bring your team together, but it lets them know that you care about them. The happier your employees are, the better they service your clients.