Showing appreciation is important for leaders, making it meaningful helps create a positive and supportive work environment. When employees feel valued and recognized for their hard work, they are more likely to be motivated to perform at their best. Therefore, they contribute to the success of the organization.
Here are some ways top leaders show their appreciation in a meaningful way:
Assessment aligned with core values: The best leaders understand that recognition should align with their company’s core values. Therefore, by doing so, they demonstrate that the core values of the company must align with the values of their employees within the company.
Goal-aligned assessment: The best leaders make sure to connect appreciation to the larger purpose of the organization. In doing so, they help employees see how their work fits into the bigger picture and how they contribute to the success of the company.
Frequently enjoy: The best leaders understand that recognition should be a regular occurrence, not just something that happens once a year during a formal performance review. The most effective leaders strive to show appreciation to their employees on a regular basis. As a result, they not only appreciate the hard work of their employees, but they also create a positive and supportive work environment.
Constantly reinforce: The best leaders empower their employees by giving them the autonomy and resources they need to succeed. They understand that their employees are the engine of the company’s success. Therefore, they strive to give them the support they need to perform at their best. As a result, by empowering their employees, they appreciate their hard work and dedication to the company.
Rating to be precise: The best leaders know that generic praise doesn’t have the same impact as specific, targeted recognition. They strive to be specific in their appreciation, highlighting specific actions or accomplishments of which they are proud. By doing so, they show that they care about the work of their employees and appreciate their contributions.
Appreciation of being transparent: The best leaders are transparent in their recognition efforts, making sure their employees know exactly how they are being recognized and why. Therefore, they understand that transparency builds trust and helps employees feel valued. Therefore, by being transparent in their recognition efforts, the best leaders show that they value their employees and want to recognize their hard work.
The best leaders show significant appreciation for their employees. By doing so, they demonstrate to their employees that they appreciate their hard work and dedication to the company, which helps create a positive and supportive work environment.
Lead from within: Meaningful appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others part of what is important and useful to everyone.
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After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions based on a specific set of values and traits. But over time, every leader reaches a point where their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought after executive leadership coaches in the world. His vast cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As Founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is designed to be a catalyst for leaders who want to improve their performance and make a meaningful difference in their business, their lives, and the world.
Among Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was named Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts by Inc. magazine. The Huffington Post awarded Lolly the title of The most inspiring woman in the world. His writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and others. His latest book, The Leadership Gap: What’s Between You and Your Greatness? became a national bestseller.