NATIONAL BOSS/EMPLOYEE EXCHANGE DAY
Each year on the Monday following Labor Day, you could have the opportunity to see how the other half within your company works as it is National Boss/Employee Exchange Day.
While bosses and employees often have brainstorming sessions, exchanging positions provides insight into the business. When done with planning and communication, the exchange can lead to successful business solutions. Employees gain confidence and leadership skills. Another benefit from the role reversal includes the added respect or improvements to workflows.
Comparing notes following the exchange will be a vital part of the process. Additionally, those discussions should be in the spirit of the day. Take advantage of the knowledge gained and present ideas that will advance the business.
HOW TO OBSERVE
On this day, you and your boss can switch places for the day and see how the other one spends their day. Can you do their job? Can they do your job? Use #BossEmployeeExchangeDay to post on social media.
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