Leadership Tip: Creatively Reward People for their Contributions


Make sure that people are creatively rewarded for their contributions to the success of your projects.

Today’s Tip:

Write down something that each member of your team personally enjoys. Use this list as a starting point for determining how you might reward each of them for their next contribution to the team. If you are doing a public recognition, use this information to personalize the message.

Food for Thought:

The best leaders take time to think about how to make recognition special. They ask themselves, “What can I do to make sure this person never forgets how much she or he means to me, our team and/or our organizations? How can I make sure they know how important their contributions are?”


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IMPACT! Leadership Tips are adapted from The Leadership Challenge. © James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, published by John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved. And The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team © Patrick Lencioni and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.


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