… And not just because it’s almost Thanksgiving. Say thank you to those who help you, who inspire you, who teach you. Saying thank you may seem too simple, but it really is meaningful. After all, it’s usually the simple things that count! As a leader, it’s one of the most valuable things you can do to show your employees what they do matters. Recognition of someone’s effort doesn’t have to be complicated or grandiose, it just has to be genuine – so say thanks.
Saying “thank you” goes a long way. It’s easy to overlook and underestimate, but a simple thank you can mean a lot. An easy, quick, cost effective motivator, employee recognition doesn’t have to be complicated. Try sending hand written notes thanking people for their hard work, be specific about what they did and why it was important