People Want to Feel Appreciated

One of our Impact Performance Group entities recently hit a huge milestone, which called for a unique and special celebration. So, on Wednesday of last week, another leader and I spent the day making surprise visits to all the teammates involved to recognize their accomplishment. We laughed, gave high fives, reminisced, cried, hugged, handed out t-shirts to mark the occasion, and those who know me well will know that I couldn’t let the milestone pass without sharing a fun and silly poem that I wrote myself for that exact occasion!

As we visited each team, we were repeatedly thanked for recognizing their work. Our teammates appreciated being appreciated! But doesn’t everyone? (more…)