It's interesting: challenge is a word that often has a connotation of difficulty, struggle, and frustration. We face challenges. We overcome challenges. But we rarely welcome them, unless, that is, we're at work. In the professional world, one of the top desires of most workers is be challenged—because it makes our days more interesting, more rewarding, more satisfying, and, ultimately, more successful.
Are your employees getting the challenge they crave? In the right way; not that other, negative way?
In our RecogNation article "Challenge: Do You Have a Corporate Ladder? Or a Bridge to Opportunity?" we talk about why challenge matters and how you can offer it in your workplace, even when traditional growth opportunities aren't an option. Check it out!