Trust in the workplace doesn’t come from authority or job titles: there’s evidence that trust is a simple product of gratitude, validation, and understanding. And that this trust leads to greater efficiency, bonding, and the desire to please—all of which can improve and transform any workplace.
A comprehensive 2017 study noted that verbal, expressed gratitude in 129 pairs of adults led to significant increases in oxytocin.
(Source: Brain Facts) Oxytocin is released from the pituitary gland (in orange).
Oxytocin is a hormone responsible for social and romantic bonding and creates a pleasurable sensation that comes to be associated with the person who triggers it.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could give some to your manager?Continue Reading