• Who You Hire Is The Key To Sustaining Your Company...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 27
    When you planted the first seed of your budding business, you weren’t just the CEO; you were also the chief culture officer. And for a while, you performed that role with great enthusiasm. But now, your team is larger,... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How Much Thanks Are You Giving? 6 Ways To Recognize...
    Forbes - Nov 27
    A few years my wife made the mistake of allowing our oldest son to go to an early Thanksgiving dinner at a friend’s home. He came home raving about “the best meal he had ever had in his life.” Well the time came for... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Thriving Cultures Are Built With Recognition And...
    Entrepreneur - Nov 16
    The most powerful start to defining a business culture is answering some basic questions: What do you reward? What behaviors and actions do you publicly acknowledge and highlight in your organization? Most companies do a... Read »
    2 years ago
  • The Right (And Wrong) Way To Praise Employees
    Inc - Nov 18
    Your intentions are good, but the way you're currently going about praising your team could be doing more harm than good. Read »
    4 years ago
  • The Delicate Art Of Giving Feedback
    HBR - Mar 29
    If you want to be successful as a manager, you need to be able to give both praise and criticism. Praise is easier to give, but criticism can be essential, too. Read »
    4 years ago
  • Great Bosses Praise In Specifics
    Inc. - Feb 4
    Don't just say, 'Nice work!' Psychologist Carole Dweck emphasizes the need to compliment the specific effort employees put in. Read »
    4 years ago
  • One Huge Step Every Great Boss Takes
    Inc. - Jan 11
    Every time you praise an employee, be the one who takes the step. Be the one who makes the effort. Go where she works. Congratulate him in front of his peers. Read »
    4 years ago
  • The Best Ways To Praise Your Employees
    CEO.com - Dec 19
    On a scale of 1 to 10 — no negative numbers allowed — how would you rate a previous boss’s skill at recognizing, praising and rewarding your hard work and achievement? Let me guess: Would you give them a two or... Read »
    4 years ago
  • 5 Ways You Can Praise Employees
    Entrepreneur - Nov 14
    To reap the rewards of a kind word or two, here are five ways to easily incorporate performance-boosting praise into your organization. Read »
    5 years ago
  • How To Deal With Positive Praise
    Art Petty - Aug 6
    Experienced leaders know that the highest form of praise that they can receive is watching those that they’ve supported go on to successful roles and careers. Read »
    5 years ago
  • 3 Times When Praise Can Be A Bad Thing
    LeaderChat - Apr 16
    There are three times when it is not appropriate to praise someone. In fact, praising in any of these three instances will often end up doing more harm than good. Read »
    5 years ago
  • 5 Myths About Giving Praise
    Great Leadership - Mar 29
  • “You can overdo it.”
  • “It’s easy!”
  • “It’s all about technique.”
  • “Not everyone needs or wants praise.”
  • “It takes too much time."
  • Read »
5 years ago
  • 12 Important Ways To Let People Know They Matter
    Angela Maiers - Nov 18
    When I think of people who made the biggest impact in my life, it was not their expertise or accomplishments that provided me with the direction, guidance and reassurance I needed to accomplish my goals. It was their sincere... Read »
    6 years ago
  • The Right Way To Praise Employees
    CBS - Nov 11
    Many companies see employee recognition as a program or process that can be quantified, codified, and monitored. That's why a lot of formal recognition programs quickly sputter and die. It's easy to spot an insincere, pro... Read »
    6 years ago
  • Stop Praising Your Team So Much
    BNET - Sep 20
    The self-esteem movement held that if you praise kids a lot and give them all prizes for everything (”everyone’s a winner”), you will make them more capable. But while it is true that expectations influence outcomes,... Read »
    6 years ago