One element of
recognition often overlooked is encouraging people to do worthwhile things
that lead to valuing and recognizing someone.
Being able to
inspire people to great accomplishments is an ability we should all strive to
learn. But it’s an essential skill to have when you are a leader.
all about filling up people with rousing emotions that you feel about a
particular cause or action that you want other people to take on.
Interestingly, the Latin root for the word “inspire”, means to breathe upon or
into, like the pulmonary meaning of inspiration.
inspire an individual or team to action is not a set of behaviors you may
naturally have. Sure, some people you know can make this look easy. Yet,
inspiring people requires specific skills that all of us can learn.
following qualities and behaviors to inspire people.
There are still some of them out there. I truly hope you’re not one of them…but hard-nosed leaders are not good for business anymore.
Hard-nosed leaders are the type of people who order and bully employees around which depletes staff of any positive energy they first had when they arrived at work.
Hard-nosed leaders are also prone to not giving any recognition to people.
If you want genuine and well received recognition to work with your employees, it is going to require shaking off old school management styles and plain stopping those individuals who are the hard-nosed leaders. (more…)