When you’re openly recognized there’s responsibility attached to that reward.

People may come to work for a paycheck, but they’re motivated to work where they feel valued. As we’re working with others, overcoming obstacles we’ve never seen before, we must remember to recognize our people. Studer Group Flame Award winner, Paige Bindi, joins Janet on today’s episode to discuss what recognizing success means for employees and why it’s an important practice for leaders to master.

This episode addresses questions, such as:

  • Why is reward and recognition so significant in the workplace?
  • How does recognition relate to responsibility and accountability?
  • What 3 recommendations would you give to leaders in organizations to reinforce positive recognition?

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