Build Up Your People “Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.”Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Ways to Praise People: DON’T praise people, only, what they do Make praise as specific as possible Avoid phony praise Avoid praise that sets up competition Nate
The Office Video Clip Season 2, Episode 1, “The Dundies” http://www.cucirca.com/2008/06/17/the-office-season-2-episode-1-the-dundies/ “Recognition gives employees the extra push they need to do their jobs just a little bit better.” –Adrian Gostick Brittany
Main Points from Article Praise is more PRODUCTIVE than punishment. Face-to-Face Contact is VERY important. Don’t get lost in the digital world. Be open and available for your employees. Make new employees feel welcome. Elizabeth
Managing Others: Goal Setting Giving people the tools to succeed Everyone deserves respect Benfold Today:http://www.benfold.navy.mil/
The Carrot PrincipleBy: Adrian Gostick Increase Bottom Line=Praise Employees Employees who feel valued are more productive. Managers who can’t be trusted are ineffective. Employees hunger for “carrots” (Praise and Incentives) more than money. Brittany
Application to Pond Gap Brittany Kids need praise. They need to feel valued and loved. Children need to develop strong self-esteem through encouragement. Kids need people to be open with and adults to trust. Children thrive to learn. Give respect to get respect, even with kids.
Additional Research On This Topic: “Employee Motivation Techniques” http://www.buzzle.com/articles/employee-motivation-techniques.html “Learning to Compliment Effectively” http://www.managementsite.com/507/Learning-to-compliment-effectively-.aspx “20 Ways to Motivate Your Employees Without Raising Their Pay” http://www.biztrain.com/motivation/stories/20ways.htm “The Carrot Principle” Abstract http://leadersacademy2011.com/carrot_principle_getabstract.pdf Elizabeth