A team divided is no team at all.
In fact, division is the anti-thesis of the word "team."
A business can't run on division. It just doesn't work. If everyone is out to get one another, deadlines are seen as spots on a podium and Cutthroat Kitchen is really Cutthroat Office, productivity levels go down.
Why? Because all of this demonstrates a lack of understanding around business goals. Employees will lack inspiration to be united around a common purpose because to them, there is no common purpose.
There's only coming out on top.
So how about fuelling recognition and understanding in a more collaborative and appreciative way?
Try a ceremony.
It's a universally understood way of bringing people together for a mutual purpose (and hey, it's kind of fun).
Harvard Business Review breaks down the company ceremony below. We are 100% on its side.