Has your manager ever recognized you in a way you really didn’t appreciate?
While not by my manager, I can recall twice where people recognized me in not the best way.
Each of these poor recognition events proved the person responsible for recognizing me had done no homework. In addition, it might well have been the individual transferring their own preference on to how they recognized me. And, I also think one was a cheap, quick and easy way out.
The bottom-line is I did not feel properly recognized.
Have you seen employees disappointed or feeling a lack of respect with how they’re acknowledged and recognized?
We will discover ways for finding out how people want to be recognized.
Remember, I alluded to two occasions where I received depersonalized recognition that meant nothing to me? Let me share those experiences with you so we can learn from them.(more…)