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Applying A Human Mindset To Stiff Business Ethics.

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comThroughout every aspect of your business dealings, you may be trying to make your clients happier, your workers more productive, or you may very well be aspiring to change yourself, but if it’s not working, is it because you’re operating your business with too much of a rigid ethic? When we’re looking to make a holistic business setup, we have to apply a human mindset. How can we do this?

Adopt Contemporary Trends

Naturally, it’s all dependent on the style of business you are running. If you are looking to adopt contemporary trends not just for the benefit of the business, but to show to your clients and customers that you are environmentally sound, there are so many options nowadays. Not just in terms of industrial practices like oil water separators or sustainability throughout the supply chain, but you can implement environmentally friendly practices by communicating the results of adopting a certain lifestyle or approach. While there so many people are infinitely switched on to veganism now, encouraging one meat-free day is a good example of cutting down on carbon footprints within the business setting.

Look At Your Code Of Ethics

An ethical approach is a considered approach. We are at this point in society where we can choose to either push forward and develop, or stay stubborn and in the past. Our code of ethics doesn’t just relate to the diversity of employees, but it’s about the initiatives you implement, understanding inherently what really matters to your employees, and learning methods that you can cascade to your workers on how they can feel more independent and free to speak their mind in this environment.

Understand It’s Not A One-Size-Fits-All Approach

It’s easy to say that you need to push forward, but to actually get to this desirable position, it’s a lot of struggle. Business is not a one-size-fits-all approach, and when we are attempting to cultivate a more human mindset in us and our employees, we have to think about it in terms of the long game. But when we look at our company as a massive framework that needs to be tackled, this can prove very intimidating, not to mention impossible to overcome. But this is where transformation on a grand scale begins with the smallest of changes. What can you begin with? Yourself. To apply a human mindset to your company instead of a rigid and stiff business ethics, this means spring cleaning our infrastructure in the most extreme of ways. It’s never going to be an overnight success, but when you have your sights set on the long term and short term targets; this will provide you with that necessary framework conducive to change.

We can feel bound by numbers and figures, processes and procedures, and feel that this is what makes our company successful. But if you look around, and see that others are adopting a holistic approach, and if you desire to shake up your company and transform the internal processes, from top to bottom, humanizing your mindset is the ultimate solution.

Staff Writer; Jerry Wall

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