Creating a Kind Culture – How to Have a Secure Business Environment
When I heard the term “Kind Culture” for the first time, I was taken back by its simplicity and the power it holds. The phrase strikes me as a very nice description of a truly progressive world where kindness trumps selfishness or fear. I can only think that such kind culture would prevail if humanity could take a step back and look at itself for a minute. If one had the ability to see all the good in all people then wouldn’t that make life a lot easier? It does seem that such kind culture does in fact exist.
However, how does it happen that a civilization could have such a culture? Kindness and generosity must start from the top down. If you are currently running a kind town, you need to start from the bottom up. Give a gift that is not based on material need but rather something that is very much needed, like food. Offer help without expecting anything in return. By doing this, the citizens of the town will feel like they are appreciated.
If you want to create a kind society, you need to treat people with kindness in all situations. Show your kindness by helping out those who cannot help themselves. Help those who need your help, even if you don’t feel like it. Make sure that you listen to what kind people are saying and do the right thing for them. By doing so, you are demonstrating to these kind people that you care about them and are willing to go above and beyond for their good.
Kindness is also demonstrated at work. How many times have you been in a cubicle or hallway and seen a person with no concerns for anyone else? Such people are not exhibiting kindness towards anyone, as they clearly don’t care about anyone but themselves. Such a person has obviously set a bad example for others. It is up to every person to make sure that he or she is not such a kind individual. If everyone around you is kind, then you too will be kind.
In order to create a kind culture, it is also important to have kind leadership. No matter how great a leader is, he or she cannot guide the society unless the society itself has kind leaders. This means that to lead a kind society, you yourself must exhibit kindness and do things that are a kind of bridge between you and the other people. This doesn’t mean that you never say anything harsh to others. You just need to use tact to communicate effectively.
Creating a kind culture means having open communication lines with the people. If you can express your thoughts and opinions to them in a very kind manner, then you will win their respect. The more kind you are toward people, the kinder and more trustworthy they will be to you. This is how you create a kind culture where people will feel secure in doing business with you.