5 Ways to Put a Smile on Your Coworkers' Faces
Make today a special day that everyone around you will enjoy. Send a smile to your coworkers in the simplest ways, from baking cookies to giving a compliment! Check out our 5 great ways to put a smile on your co-workers face.
Work can be exhausting and stressful at times. But no matter how you are feeling, you’re sure to find someone around you feeling just as stressed . Sometimes, all people need are little things reminding them to smile. Make your work environment happier and more positive by encouraging the people around you to smile. After all, you spend five days a week next to them -- if they are in a bitter mood it could rub off on you.
Try to complete these 5 ways to put a smile on your colleagues' faces, and see if their day gets instantly brighter! Every day should be a celebration. Don’t wait for a big life altering event to bring a smile to your coworkers' faces. Do it now with these simple steps!
Bring in Some Baked Goods
Who doesn’t love cookies and cupcakes? Here at Celebrations, whenever someone brings cupcakes they’re gone within 10 minutes. There doesn’t have to be a specific reason to bake cookies for your co-workers -- you can do it just because it’s a Monday.
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Pick up an Extra Cup of Coffee
Sometimes, all people need is to be noticed. Next time you’re grabbing yourself a cup of jo, pick up another for your desk mate. Walking into work and handing someone else an extra cup of coffee will instantly make him or her feel special.
Leave a Friendly Post-It Note
Write your co-worker a friendly Post-It Note, and tape it to his or her desk the next time you walk past. Remind your fellow empoloyee that he or she is working so hard, or did a great job on the presentation. People love getting compliments, especially if they are out of the blue!
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Throw Office Parties
Whether your boss is having a baby, you hired a new editor or you just think employees are feeling down, throw an office party to lighten the mood and get people socializing. Celebrate both big and small events in life, just because you can. Serve up some treats and start a friendly conversation with some co-workers you may not have talked to before.
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Walking past your co-workers and giving them a compliment is the nicest and simplest thing you can do for them. If you like their dress or were impressed by their presentation, tell them! It will bring an instant smile to anyone’s face.
Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.Read More »