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Thank you.

Appreciate it.

Let’s grab coffee.

It really is the small things that make people feel appreciated.

Here Inc. magazine shares 10 tips for boosting employee morale. What would you add?

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4 Comments

  1. Alison says:

    I would add to always say “please.”

    And, when you ask how someone is…don’t be satisfied with “fine.” Be interested. Be sincere.

  2. When an employee is address you, look at them and give them your attention. Nothing makes a person feel unappreciated more then not even having the consideration to take a moment to hear and acknowledge them.

    Then take ’em out for a drink. Better yet, treat ’em to a Buzzcation.
    (shameless plug)

  3. Ooops. That should have read, “ADDRESSING”.
    Carry on.

  4. First, I like what Mike said! I think focusing your attention on someone is a gift in this world of multitasking. Because nothing makes a person feel appreciated less than insincere interaction.

    Of the tips on the list, I’d like to tweak this line: “If you make it clear that you are trying to make employees better at what they do, positive and negative feedback become a regular part of the conversation,” to be “feedback becomes a regular part of the conversation.” An employee shouldn’t go home feeling giddy after a compliment and stunned after a correction. Good cultures where transparency and openness are at home yield the foundation for all that interaction to take place naturally–and everyone benefits.

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