You can never go wrong commending someone for what they did right: ‘Well done!’
Think you can’t? Think again. If you really can’t, think again about what you truly can. Success comes in Cans. Wisdom in Cannots.
How to stay happily together: Work through problems together.
‘Heart to heart’ beats ‘head to head.’ No headache. No heartache. Just things to celebrate.
To get to THE way, OUR way beats MY way. And singing ‘We Did It OUR Way’ sounds WAY better than ‘I did it MY way.’ Work together.
A word of encouragement and a shower of praise are the keys to Productive and Happy Days.
If you appreciate similarities and respect differences, the differences will work with the similarities, to the delight of all.
How to motivate productivity. Make employees feel valued with gratitude.
Put up or shut up. Put others *up* in your conversations. When tempted to put them down, shut up. How to stay up? Put up.
Look for the good, not the should, in others. You’ll get a much better return on investment with what you find and share.
The best way to truly shine is not center stage, with the spotlight on you. It’s offstage, shining the spotlight on others. True.
The behavior you recognize is the one that gets repeated. Look for the good and acknowledge it before it gets deleted.