July 13, 2021

08. 20 Practical and Creative Ways to Appreciate Your Team

08. 20 Practical and Creative Ways to Appreciate Your Team

Being appreciated and respected is a fundamental need that we all have as human beings. Team members are more likely to enjoy their work and contribute when they feel appreciated...


🌟 Appreciation matters. 01:11

🎯 Five core needs according to Maslow. 02:04

🤩 Another way to think about appreciation. 04:27

1️⃣ Words of affirmation should be genuine, specific, and timely. 06:40

🖥️ Creative approaches to words of affirmation 08:06

2️⃣ Acts of service. 15:47

💪 Practical advice to implement acts of service. 16:19

🤔 Better Teams Trivia Question: What is going to increase the pleasure for the receiver of a gift more?18:53

3️⃣ Appreciation with gifts. 21:53

4️⃣ Touch, as the fourth area of appreciation. 27:56

5️⃣ Quality time 28:59

🪅 Fun and interesting ways to spend quality time. 30:58

🚩 Leading Better Teams Challenge 36:43

Facts at the beginning - https://hbr.org/2016/05/recognizing-employees-is-the-simplest-way-to-improve-morale

https://www.tinypulse.com/blog/sk-employee-recognition-stats

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs  

Book:  The 5 Languages of Appreciation by Gary Chapman and Paul White https://www.appreciationatwork.com/5-languages-appreciation-workplace-improve-employee-engagement/ 

Kudo Board - https://www.kudoboard.com/ Celebration Gallery - https://better-teams.com/a-celebration-gallery-to-acknowledge-team-members/

Certificates - https://better-teams.com/reward-recognize-a-virtual-team-with-certificates/

Trivia - https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_psychology_can_help_you_choose_a_great_gift 

>> Connect with Leigh Ann: www.better-teams.com

>> Get the Better-Teams model to identify your team’s strengths and greatest opportunities using a common language here: https://better-teams.com/better-teams-model/ 

>> Join FORWARD https://leigh-ann-rodgers.mykajabi.com/join-forward