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The Power of Positive Feedback

The Power of Positive Feedback Many business leaders miss a key opportunity to recognize great work and provide positive feedback. Why is it so easy to see what’s not working and so hard to celebrate when people get it right? Recognizing team members will not only enhance your organizational growth; but also helps retain great […]

Feedback – What Works and What Doesn’t?

Feedback – What Works and What Doesn’t? Do you like receiving feedback? How do you prefer to get feedback? Think of a time when someone gave you helpful feedback. How did the conversation go? What did the person providing the feedback do to make it a productive conversation? My guess is that you appreciated feedback […]

Simple Ways to Use Recognition to Power and Reinforce Success

Simple Ways to Use Recognition to Power and Reinforce Success With so many ways to recognize people for their contributions, we need to mix it up. Avoid getting stale and keep it engaging. As effective as it can be, this might go beyond a simple “thank you.” There are many ways to recognize people. You […]

5 Things to Include in a Performance Discussion

5 Things to Include in a Performance Discussion March is the most common time to sit down for an annual conversation around employee performance and evaluation. Although these conversations should not take place merely once a year, this is an opportune time to consider what should be discussed in a performance feedback conversation. What is […]

Building Employees’ Work Ethic

Are you concerned about your employees’ work ethic and do you wonder how to build it? Go one-on-one. Managers should work to create the relationships needed to encourage employee engagement. Understand employees’ goals, aspirations, needs, home life, social circles and even hobbies to find ways to relate on an individual level in a way that […]