Leaderhood & Parentship

How to Give High Performance Praise

January 16, 2024 Shane Wallace & Morgan Berna Episode 65
Leaderhood & Parentship
How to Give High Performance Praise
Show Notes

#65 - When’s the last time you received praise for something and it really made you feel a surge of pride? We’re guessing it’s less often than you’d think. Most of us never learned how to use praise effectively, making it feel more like a “nice to have” than an effective leadership strategy. But, the importance of praise should not be discounted. In this episode, Shane breaks down the model CultureSmith Inc. uses to deliver impactful, high performance praise. First, Shane explains the importance of praise and why so many of us feel “allergic” to it. Then, we explore the consequences if we do not change how we deliver praise. Finally, we cover the model to deliver high performance praise both at work and at home. 

Morgan's Trend Report: https://open.substack.com/pub/scanclub/p/what-digital-audiences-want-in-2024

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Show Notes:

  1. [00:50] The excitement that comes as an entrepreneur when you’re ready to execute. 
  2. [03:10] Why we’re talking about praise & a bit about the trend report Morgan worked on. 
  3. [09:40] Why the term “high performance?”
  4. [17:10] What needs to change about how we’re delivering praise. 
  5. [20:10] The consequences if we don’t change how we deliver praise. 
  6. [26:40] Common misconceptions about praise. 
  7. [30:10] How to offer high performance praise. 
  8. [39:10] Shane’s 5 principles of leadership. 
  9. [41:10] The 3 types of praise-worthy events.
  10. [43:30] How the Cognitive Colours impact praise. 
  11. [55:20] How to apply this model in the home. 
  12. [58:10] How to help your kids get high performance praise outside of the home. 
  13. [1:00:30] Key takeaways from this episode.

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