In our survey, we also asked the HR professionals what their biggest challenges are related to corporate culture. They said overwhelmingly creating a cohesive culture (55%) and retaining talent (41%) gave them the most concern.
So let’s start there: building a cohesive culture and retaining talent. Luckily, they are very closely related. If you are able to build a strong cohesive culture, your talent will stay. In fact, everyone will want to stay.
The Key Is Emotional Connection
Emotional connection is the foundation on which you build the culture. It provides the emotional safety humans need to thrive and perform, and maintaining its strength is what gives you the teeth for long-term success. By disrupting negative cycles of interactions we can reset relationships and inspire secure connections. This is based on attachment theory and group bonding.
The Process Of Emotional Connection
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