50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #3: You Don’t Need to be Coy, Roy

Tip #3 is: You Don’t Need to be Coy, Roy!

50 Ways to WOW, creating WOW leadership and service

Share someone’s accomplishments with their loved ones and let them participate in the kudos.

Most of us have families that don’t really know what we do or how good we are at our job. What a great gift it would be to let someone’s family in on how great they are at work!

My friend and colleague, Dave Timmons, shared the following WOW with me that he created, thanks to a tip from one of his mentors.

When one of his direct-reports did a great job, he bought a greeting card and gift card for her. But instead of giving them to her himself, he mailed them home to her husband and children with a note inside, telling them what an awesome employee she was. He also explained that their organization wouldn’t be as successful as they were if she weren’t part of their team. He asked them to thank her, on his behalf, for being such a great person!

What a fantastic way to make someone else feel even better about themselves… by allowing those closest to them to also express their pride.


Remember, you can also:

Please leave your tips and suggestions for helping others’ loved ones participate in the kudos you offer to your team members.


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