Creating a culture of gratitude

Creating a culture of gratitude

“Michael, thanks for all your help this year.” It always feels good hearing “thank you.” But saying “thank you” to your teams shouldn’t be a once-a-year thing. Annual bonuses and sweet holiday messages are great, but creating a culture of gratitude takes continual effort. 

Here are some ways that great leaders are creating a culture of gratitude:

  • Personalized notes—handwritten or non-group email—on how a team member made a difference with their actions and contributions
  • Public praise at in-person meetings, on Zoom calls and on all-hands or greater-team message boards
  • Giving employees more responsibility, but also more flexibility and trust

Show your teams you see them and that you’re grateful for their effort. Creating a culture of gratitude has big payoffs when it comes to employee motivation and loyalty.

By Michael Barros, Managing Partner, Prestige Scientific

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