June 2015 | Volume XXXIII, Issue 3 »

Top Ten Tips to Deliver on "Yes" with Your Staff

June 1, 2015
Michelle Petersen, Plainfield Public Library District

Move beyond blame to finding a solution

  1. Focus on the how and not the who
  2. Embrace flexibility
  3. Recognize the abilities of every everyone
  4. Make an effort to be kind and understanding with each other
  5. Identify problems, but then find solutions
  6. Empower staff members
  7. Keep up enthusiasm by distributing tokens of appreciation or prizes
  8. Distribute the easiest incentive: words of praise*
  9. Laugh, enjoy, and be thankful
  10. Create an environment where you want to go, where you want to work, and that others will want to be part of

*To send FREE ePraise eCards, visit www.baudville.com/epraise

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