Startups have some of the best and most innovative ideas when it comes to company culture. A great company culture comes down to one thing: people. You define your values and mission, but ultimately, it's up to your team to live by them. And it starts with having a cohesive team in the first place, one that is willing to trade ideas, praise, and even lunch recommendations. We look at some of the cultures in some major companies around the world today. Here are some ideas you can pick from:
1. Integrate Culture and Mission
Company culture is a direct reflection of the brand, and workplace values should relate to the company mission. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done at startups, so focus on a work-life blend, not balance. Achieving this blend requires startups to focus on what’s most important to their brand and their culture. Make those values central to the company culture, the company should live and breathe them.
2. Celebrate Creativity.
A major part of employee satisfaction is recognizing and celebrating employee achievements. Creating a culture that celebrates success either big or small, boosts morale and keep employees motivated and engaged. Rewarding employee must always be about cash rewards, there a number of ideas or ways you can do that. At the end of the day, employee's happiness is equal to the companies success.
3. Exciting Rewards.
At the end of a long project, employees aren’t left with much. They move on to the next one with little fanfare. A culture that rewards employee based on performance during a project can always count on a happy staff. When employees know that, at the end of the month, their hard work will be rewarded. Small tokens of appreciation can be a big deal. It is always a good move to get employees excited about their own work and the overall accomplishments of the organization.
There are many other ways you can build a happy company culture. Putting people first is the sole secret when doing this. You can read our post How To Cultivate a Strong Team Spirit.