Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers andSupervisors So Stingy with Praise? This slide deck was inspired by a conversation by The Linked2Leadership group on LinkedIn – credit to David Witt who posted the question and all the creative voices that offered their thoughts.
One day, a wise man asked, Why are managers and supervisors so stingy with praise?
He heard many answers People are managers, not leaders. Why should I praise them? They’re doing what We lack they’re paid to do. genuine leaders. Too much praise spoils. People are raised in praise People may see stingy environments so they you as weak never learn how. and take advantage.
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The man traveled far and wide in search of an answer
Back at his desk, the man pondered how to apply the wiseIdeas of the ancient text to the complex world of today’s workplace
During a company retreat, the man presentedall the cutting edge information he could findon the benefits of praise and positiveculture in the workplace: Profit Company Culture Employee Engagement
T-shirts were given out I come with crap; I come love me with anyway crap; love me I may not anyway I come know what I may not I’m good at – feel know what with free to I’m good at – crap; remind me - often feel free to love me remind me - anyway often
Back in the office, posters were displayed I am not necessarily aware of my good aspects. Feel free to remind me – often
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