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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 #39: “Can we do lunch?”

Tip #39: “Can we do lunch?” Invite someone you don’t know (or don’t know well) to lunch. This promotes teamwork and a sense of belonging, as well as making executives and team leaders more human and relatable. One factor that … 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 #37: Decorate Someone’s Desk, Cubicle or Office

Tip #37: Decorate someone’s desk, cubicle or office. Do it up right on their birthday, anniversary, graduation, or other big life events. What a WOW it would be to come in and find your work area festooned with balloons, streamers, signs … Continue reading

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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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