CHAPTER 15

Charities & Volunteering

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.—MAYA ANGELOU

Another easy area for companies to support employees in having fun together is through charities and volunteering. This provides employees a chance to meet others in the organization they may not typically work with and to get to know each other through non-work activities, building relationships that are stronger and better apt to handle challenging situations that arise at work.

Participating with any charity also helps employees to feel better about themselves and thus better about their organization that supported them in the activity. These types of experiences ...

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