Most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work, which makes it kind of funny to think companies are only recently coming around to the idea that people want to enjoy their workplace. After all, that goes directly to our bottom line, one way or another. If you can increase employee productivity by uniting around a good cause, it’s incredible way to refresh your employees perspective, get folks relating to one another around something other than deliverables, and finding a fulfilling connection to purpose and mission by giving back.
Many companies create campaigns, events, or physical challenges that their teams unite around, using competition as a fun vehicle for raising funds to support a great cause. That said, there are various ways to do it, but these concepts are really around the social fabric of our organizations, and that productivity is the result of trust and teamwork.
By creating opportunities for your employees to connect with each other around purpose and mission, the more they will do for each other, for you, and your company.
Here are some tips:
There are various websites that list and rate nonprofits, but GreatNonprofits.com has a wealth of resources, including search & review features that allow you to focus on organizations aligned with your companies work and personality.
Search there and vet your options.
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