When it comes to retaining top talent, nothing works like loyalty to the people or the vision.
In my years of coaching and training leaders, it became clear that it is easier to get through minor challenges when there are trusting relationships.
If employees have friends in the workplace, they tend to want to do the work, stay engaged, and be more productive.
Here is the evidence. Gallup research shows us why having friends at work, even best friends, makes a difference in the bottom line. Check out this blog post on the Gallup website.