“People matter and are often the source of meaning at work. If employees believe that they have strong relationships with at least some colleagues at work, colleagues who they care about and who care about them, then they are more likely to thrive. Caring colleagues create a safe space for employees to take risks, have courage and grow.
-- Gretchen Spreitzer, Keith E. and Valerie J. Alessi Professor of Business Administration, on why thriving employees are critical for companies. Business Insider, Feb. 9, 2015.