The Art of Giving Praise

Study after study indicates that what staff want more than anything else in the workplace is more recognition, not in the form of Employee-of-the-Month awards or plaques, but rather day-to-day feedback that let’s us know our work has been noticed and is valued. This post on the Harvard Business Review blog addresses how to offer such feedback and praise in ways that truly matter to the recipient. Hint: being specific is key.