Monthly Archives: February 2016

50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #36: Institute Motivational Meeting Openers and Closers

Tip #36: Institute motivational meeting openers and closers. Open and/or close every meeting with something positive shared by an attendee. Set a new tone for your meetings with one or two minutes of positive sharing. So many meetings begin with … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #35: Start a Club

Tip #35: Start a club Start a book, movie, show (or other) club and have monthly meetings to share with others. By starting a club, you can build team spirit through shared interests. Find out if there are avid readers, … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #34: Give Your Team Surprise Time Off

Tip #34: Give your team surprise time off.    Surprise them on a Friday afternoon with lunch out and the rest of the day off. If your team has worked really hard on a project, reward them! Surprise your team… … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #33: Bring in Home-Made Goodies

Tip #33: Bring in home-made goodies.   Home-made snacks and specialty dishes from your culture are great ways to share traditions. If someone likes your dish enough to ask for the recipe, share it! Sharing your traditions is a great … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #32: Do a Role Reversal

Tip #32: Do a Role Reversal Make or bring coffee, tea (or something else) to someone who usually brings it to you. It’s a huge WOW when the tables are turned! Performing a task for someone who usually has to … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #31: “I’ll Take Care of That for You!”

Tip #31: “I’ll take care of that for you!”    Offer to run an errand or do a chore for someone else. Give them the gift of “time!” How often do we all get tired of seemingly having to take … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #30: Wrap Up a Little Tchotchke Every Day for a Week and Leave it on a Co-Worker’s Desk

Tip #30: Wrap up a little tchotchke every day for a week and leave it on a co-worker’s desk. Inexpensive, fun, cute little items are great to receive – even more fun on consecutive days. Candles, stuffed toys, candies and mints … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #29: Send Co-Workers a Daily, Weekly or Monthly Inspiring Message

Tip #29: Send co-workers a daily, weekly or monthly inspiring message Short quotes, photos, videos and other inspiring items sent via e-mail are usually welcome. Don’t make them too long or people won’t read/view them. Also, be careful not to send … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #28: Create Funny Stuff

Tip #28: Create funny stuff Make light of a situation to prevent it from becoming too “heavy.” Use public humor – rather than public scolding or accusation – to make a point. At my sister’s workplace, one department started losing … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #27: Share Funny Stuff

Tip #27: Share funny stuff Boost spirits by sending people (tasteful) greeting cards, cartoons, gifts – anything comical. If it’s personally relevant, it’s even better! There are so many things on the Internet, on TV (Jeff Foxworthy’s “You might be … Continue reading

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