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Celebrate at Work

Apr 11, 2024

Celebration is fun. You get to celebrate anything and anytime. Celebration can be any way you want it to be. It does not have to be a certain way. It does not have to be formal. You do not have to announce it to everyone. Celebration is free or you get to spend some money to throw a party. How do you feel when you are celebrating something? Some examples include joy, gratitude, light-heartedness, content, accomplished and excitement.

It is all about your attitude. Celebrating at work is an important catalyst to improve efficiency. When you celebrate a milestone you accomplished at work, you get to relive that exciting experience. You get to be reminded of your passion. It is easier to bring out the focus and determination to continue to work. You tend to have more desire to do even better. These all contribute to increased efficiency.

Celebration is not a waste of time. The pleasant emotions generated in celebration is more efficient as fuel to get your work done. Sometimes it may just take you a few seconds to acknowledge and to affirm your own accomplishment. Sometimes it is simply congratulating your coworker by telling saying it to them.  

Celebrating along the way lets you enjoy the process and the people. Sometimes we are so focused on the end goal and forget to live in the present or fully experience the process. There are going to be ups and downs at work, just like everything in life. When you celebrate anything big and small, it helps you cope with the unpleasant outcomes better. You will have more capacity to tolerate failures and learn from them.

Celebrate failures is important for your growth. You may want to ask, who wants to celebrate failures? Although most people prefer to have things go smoothly or go according to their will all the time, there are always unexpected factors which affect the desired result. Instead of getting mad at the undesired outcome, celebrate it. Look into what pleasant thing comes out of the so-called failure. Examine what you can learn from that experience. Celebrate it. The more you celebrate unfavorable outcomes or failures, the more you are comfortable having setbacks, the more ready you are to learn from it and to move on. Oftentimes what is considered to be a failure is in fact a stepping stone to your success.

Celebrate with your team. It increases bonding. Human beings are not designed to live alone. Together we make the world a better place. We get to connect at a deeper level if we celebrate something together. At work, we can celebrate a project done well, a revenue goal met, or a milestone reached. Celebrate as a team enhances the team spirit, which enhances better work flow and better efficiency.

Celebrate by yourself. Yes, it is alright for you to celebrate you. In fact, I propose that it is a necessity to celebrate you. This gets into what kind of relationship you have with yourself. How do you see yourself? Do you see yourself as worthy of praise? Celebrating you deepens your loving relationship with yourself. When you value yourself more, and understand you are worthy, you are going to be more confident in doing things. You are going to put in your best effort in performing tasks.

Celebrating is fun. It improves the efficiency at work by generating pleasant emotions as sustaining fuels for you to use. It enhances the team spirit to work together. It lets other people know that they are valued. Celebrating challenges or failures helps you grow. It also helps to face difficulties with less stress and overwhelm. Celebrating throughout the day lets you enjoy all these things.

What are you celebrating today?

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