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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #41: Get In With the People

Tip #41: Get in with the people. Get leaders on the front lines occasionally. This helps keep them connected to the people performing customer-facing jobs every day. Allow leaders to find out what it’s like to walk in the shoes … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #40: Recognize and Praise Someone’s Skills, Knowledge or Accomplishment

Tip #40: Recognize and praise someone’s skills, knowledge or accomplishment Be as specific as possible. Generic praise is nice, but specific accolades are much more meaningful. Studies show that peer praise is often more meaningful than praise from leaders; however, this … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #38: Make Something Better, Easier, Faster

Tip #38: Make something better, easier, faster. Improve a process everyone struggles with; share the improvement. Find a way to fix a common problem and share it! Many people struggle with inefficient and/or confusing processes in the office. If you’re … 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 #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 #21: Listen Now, Act Later

Tip #21: Listen now, act later Make note of something someone wants and give it to them when they least expect it. The WOW is not only that you listened to them, but that you remembered it later and did … Continue reading

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