If you?re in a leadership position then you must know this absolute fact: people need and respond to recognition. If you?re actually going to lead however you must do more than know it, you must actively practice the skill of recognizing those you lead.
People have needed recognition since…well since Adam complimented Eve on her choice of apples….okay, so that didn?t work out so well but you get my point.
It?s amazing to me that even though they know this fact so many people in leadership positions fail to recognize their people for their efforts. I guess they just get busy or they think their people already know that they are important to the organization. (I?ve used those two poor excuses myself)
But the most effective leaders are never too busy…or lazy, to recognize their people. They are incredibly intentional and consistent with recognition and compliments for their team. They…
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