People want to work for companies that offer real chances to contribute. Contrary to popular opinion, most people really do want their job to stretch their minds and skills, to offer risks (and rewards). After all, the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. We should like where we work—and this points directly to leadership.

The best leaders place a high value on creating successful team cultures. A bad boss is the number one reason people leave due to an environment their boss creates and how they feel they’ve been treated. How are you doing?