Encouraging words are more appreciated when they are informal and specific in their praise, reports the May 15 Fast Company online.
A few ways for managers to put this into practice include:
Showing appreciation for an idea not just in meetings but during impromptu interactions, like corridor conversations.
Noting and complementing an employee’s progress in a particular area.
Highlighting a win by sharing an employee’s recent accomplishment with the whole team.
Recognizing dedication by commending those who play crucial supporting roles in making victories possible.
Cheering collaboration to reinforce the ordinary, everyday teamwork the department depends on.
The challenge is figuring out how to share small doses of encouragement on a regular basis without it ringing hollow after a while, the author notes.
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