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Being Kind Works
Kindness increases employees’ health & well-being, trust & connectivity, purpose & productivity, and sense of empathy & inclusion.
Simple Acts of Kindness have been shown to enhance many aspects of our life.
Showing Kindness towards others shows a 32% increase in happiness.
Practicing gratitude helps us resist the negative physical aspects of stress.
Viewing someone as Kind is a key determinant in viewing them as trustworthy.
*Source: The Traits One Can Trust: Dissecting Reciprocity and Kindness as Determinants of Trustworthy Behavior’
Practicing intentional Kindness towards a friend or colleague has shown to improve relationships by 48% more than the control.
*Source: Enhancing social relationships through positive psychology activities: a randomised controlled trial
Being Kind towards others has shown increases your own life satisfaction by 46%.
Increasing empathy is related with more effectiveness in work environments.
*Source: A Study to Determine the Impact of Empathy on Leadership Effectiveness Among Business Leaders in the United States and Malaysia
Practicing Kindness towards others increases sense of job satisfaction.
A workplace practicing Kindness results in fewer workplace absences and increases persistence.
Practicing Kindness by considering other’s perspectives leads to stronger sense of cooperation, empathy, and inclusion.
*Source: Seeing another viewpoint: Antecedents and outcomes of employee perspective taking.
People who think their empathy levels are changeable put more effort into being empathetic, listening to others, and helping, even when it’s challenging.
*Source: The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World