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7 Powerful Motivators to Improve Workplace Performance

A recent research study of 200,000 plus individuals concluded that 79% of employees who quit their jobs cite a lack of appreciation as a key reason for leaving. When employees don’t feel valued for who they are or what they bring to the workplace, they disengage and often leave. Disengaged employees have a negative impact on the work environment. Turnover is disruptive and costly to companies, and it’s also disruptive to all the individuals involved – to those who leave and to those who stay behind. The statistic is disheartening – but the condition is easily preventable…. Read More»

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Overcoming Reluctance to Express Appreciation

Most of us experience a wonderful and rewarding feeling when someone recognizes us for a meaningful contribution we have made or for a special quality or characteristic we have. Most people enjoy that warm feeling that comes when we feel special – when we know that we matter. When we feel valued and appreciated, we feel energized, are more productive, feel connected, and do our best work. When employees are engaged, organizations excel and become more profitable…. Read More»

7 Ways to Enhance the Human Side of Your Business Culture

  We all want to know that we make a difference, that we have something to offer. I’ve been struck recently by someone near and dear to me who has entered work in the corporate world. He’s a highly motivated, bright and engaging individual with significant business experience and an MBA from a well respected […] Read moreRead More»

Sincere Appreciation Stems from a Genuine Feeling of Gratitude

Think of the last time someone expressed appreciation for a quality or characteristic you have, or an action you took. Many people feel a sense of well-being, fulfillment, or elation when they are appreciated. There are tremendous benefits to giving appreciation. Employees tend to become more engaged, productive, and committed to the organization’s success when […] Read moreRead More»

Appreciating Diversity and Differences Builds Effective Teams

One key to developing strong and effective teams is the ability to appreciate the benefits of the differences each team member presents. Those differences can confuse, frustrate and cause misunderstandings – OR – they can be illuminate, broaden our horizons, provide growth, and help us to gain new insights. Achieving our organizational goals can often […] Read moreRead More»

How A Culture of Appreciation Develops Engaged and Loyal Employees

Do you look forward to going to work? Do you feel valued and appreciated by your employees or employer? If you work by yourself, do you feel seen by others? If you answered, “no” to any of the above, you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 64% of Americans who leave their […] Read moreRead More»

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