teamwork-18Creating a culture of compassion in the workplace is where many successful companies are placing their attention today, and rightfully so. Researchers have cited studies that point to the power of a kinder workplace as having profound effects on morale, productivity and, ultimately, the financial bottom line.

Compassion involves an authentic desire to help others, and having a positive effect on others elicits a positive emotional response. When we treat ourselves and others compassionately, we tend to come together in a contributory manner that raises the group to greater heights as a whole. With this, bonds are formed, trust is established, and a willingness to collaborate on projects and shared visions becomes the driving force behind our intentions.

When people come together in a supportive environment, and they feel safe from competition, there is less fear of failure, which results in greater fortitude. These are helpful qualities to have in any work environment.

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