Acknowledgement — A positive motivator
In today’s hectic environment, people are working very hard to just keep up. The pandemic made us change the way we do business, and not always for the ‘easier’ or more efficient. We are trying to get a grip of the ‘new normal’ and there is still a lot of learning to do.
One thing, however, remains the same – people need to be recognised for their accomplishments and be publicly acknowledged. Such acknowledgement serves as one of the greatest positive motivators for many. It does not have to be elaborate or expensive — as long as it is authentic and deserved. It also creates great learning for others and perhaps even inspires them.
So why don’t leaders and managers do it more frequently?
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