Simple Wisdom Tip #100: Show Appreciation

What do you think is the most effective and powerful motivator of employees?  If you guessed pay, you’re not even close.  It’s feeling appreciated.  How often do we pass up the chance to tell someone – a coworker, employee, volunteer or friend – how much we appreciate her or him.  It’s a wonderful habit to develop and doesn’t cost you or your organization a dime.  One caveat, however:  It has to be sincere!  If not, it could backfire.  Let’s resolve to say “I appreciate you” at least once a day.  It will work wonders and make the world a happier place.