Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Power of Recognition !!

Human beings have one intense desire which is common. Each one of us craves to be appreciated, praised and valued. It gives us a sense of accomplishment and fulfilment. We all want to be seen as important and useful.

So, a good way to deal with people is to identify their strengths and contributions and to communicate this to them very sincerely and often. This elevates the person so recognised to a much higher plane and motivates the person to do much more. It builds a very powerful chain reaction of positive energy. Not only would the person start having a lot of self respect but also a lot of self confidence. Once a special skill / strength are thus recognised, the person tries to focus on it and become perfect at it.

Another important tool to build positive energy and motivation is to publicly recognise and reward people. The reward need not be very fancy or expensive. A mere token of appreciation in the form of a small yet appropriate gift is sufficient to seal the deal. A small chit of paper with a personalised message would be treasured for years by the recipient. A kind word spoken genuinely will remain in the heart forever.

So, what are you waiting for ? Go, make someone's day today..


geeta said...

Very well said!!I totally agree that everyone likes to be appreciated.In our daily lives we have a monotonous schedule;each one is busy in their own activities and you start taking people for granted.A small word of appreciation automatically brings a smile to your face and breaks the monotony.You indeed feel motivated & valued!!


Anonymous said...

Absolutely right !! I wish there were more such wonderful thoughts and ideas coming which will enrich our lives and make us better human beings. Please do write more blogs. I am so eagerly waiting to read them.