How To Support Staff With What’s Happening In Their Family

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family. And sometimes, family and the significant others in our lives play an enormous impact on how we perform on the job. 

One of the underlying needs of living the value of respect, is understanding what your employees are going through at home with significant others and immediate or extended family. Grasping the importance of this is in a person’s life can help lessen the negative factors and enhance the neat things happening positively. 

Let’s see how learning about an employee’s family, significant others… even pets, can help you support your employees and give better praise and recognition. 

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People Don’t Care How Much You Know…

Celebrating in good times and comforting in difficult ones

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People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

That was the message given loud and clear by Nan Barry and Amy Marhoefer from Southwest Airlines in their breakout session on Making a Difference with Recognition Life Events at the 2016 Recognition Professionals International conference held in Las Vegas. (more…)