Akudo Joy Adiboshi is a licensed nursing professional who was raised in a family-oriented household that emphasized a relationship with God. For as long as she can remember, Adiboshi has loved spreading love and bringing compassion with her to every situation, and this led her to her current career.
Even if you’re not in a compassion-centric career like Akudo Joy Adiboshi is, and even if you have no desire to change career paths, you can use tips like these to bring brightness to your workplace:
· Get to Know Your Coworkers
Take time to introduce yourself to coworkers, make newcomers feel welcome and ask about people’s preferences. Asking questions about hobbies, family life and personal preferences shows interest in another person. Take time to talk to your coworkers regularly and make each person feel seen, heard and liked.
· Set an Example
Think of a compassionate person you’d like to see in your work environment. How would this person behave and present themselves? This is the example you want to set for your coworkers. If just one person tries to be kinder, inspired by you, you’ve succeeded.
For those who would love to work in a field that encourages compassion and empathy, consider following Akudo Joy Adiboshi’s lead and become a nurse.