employee appreciation

Giving Employees a Reason to Feel Proud

Do You Give Employees a Reason to Feel Proud of What They Do?

Imagine packing up an evening snack, grabbing a blanket, getting in your car and heading to the lawn of your local university. When the music starts all the visitors on campus go silent as a series of custodians, landscapers, electricians, and construction crews show off their skills to an original dance piece called “From the Ground Up.”

Yes, folks, this really happened in October 2019 on the campus of Wake Forest University in NC. Bill Taylor wrote an article about the event to highlight an important leadership skill: The importance of showing how much you value your employees and helping them feel proud of what they do.

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7 Tips for Better Employee Development Throughout the Year

It takes considerable resources, time and a lot of effort to shortlist and hire a talented pool of employees. But hiring the right people is just the start. The best companies continually develop their staff. Talented and skilled employees will tend to depart when they start feeling undervalued, unappreciated or if their role does not have the professional satisfaction they sought when they came on board.

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