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41: The Awesome Power of Affirmation
Sep 12, 2014
This episode continues my periodic series on the chapters of my book “The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make.” I am so excited that the audiobook version is coming out soon. A lot of people have asked for this so they can listen to the book while they are driving, or working out, or making dinner.
In this episode I cover:
Everyone thrives on affirmation and praise.
We wildly underestimate the power of the tiniest personal touch of kindness.
Learn to read the varying levels of affirmation your people need.
Everyone needs praise, in fact we thrive on it. Human beings are not like the Energizer bunny that just keeps going and going, we need to have our tanks replenished, with praise and positive affirmation.