Leaders, do you believe
Having a job should be thanks enough for their work
That praise will create complacency and laziness
That great payments and benefits should be enough
“In fact, research (http://psycnet.apa.org/index.cfm?fa=search.displayrecord&uid=2010-09990-00) by Adam Grant and Francesca Gino has shown that saying thank you
1) Not only results in reciprocal generosity — where the thanked person is more likely to help the thanker.
2) but stimulates prosocial #behavior in general. In other words, saying “thanks” increases the likelihood your #employee will not only help you, but help someone else.”
Read the following fantastic article by by Mark Goulston | 12:00 PM February 20, 2013
Still don’t believe in the power of praise
Check out the following #TED talk by Laura Trice
Still not convinced?
A few tips to add to the fantastic tips on praise
1) Be genuine
2) Praise the action/behaviour you want to see continued
3) Stay away from words like ‘talented/brilliant/extraordinary – where does a person go to from there?
Do the right thing