“Employee’s Must Make a Difference!” Aubrey Daniels, Bringing Out the Best In People author and Scaling Up Fortune sponsored Growth Summit speaker.Read More
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Saturday my son Noah performed his Double Bass solo at the Iowa state solo ensemble.Read More
When I last addressed positive reinforcement and superior human relationships in To Improve Your Relationships Improve This in early December I promised to provide four steps to help make others feel important. These are from my notes Brian Tracy’s “The Psychology of Achievement” taken many years ago.
Ever since reading Bringing Out the Best in People by Aubrey Daniels I’ve been a big fan of his techniques for improving work performance. A recent blog by Aubrey Daniels, 6 Things To Do Instead of Performance Appraisals, offers his insights why performance appraisals are a poor investment for improving business performance.
Can it really be this simple?
In Bringing out the Best In People, Aubrey Daniels points out that the greatest issue with managers is not that they don’t understand the need for reinforcement and recognition, they simply don’t understand the amount of reinforcement required to create peak performance and a high performance organization.
Not so long ago there was an emphasis on leadership to, “manage by wandering around.” Tom Peters In Search of Excellence brought this principal into focus, although its origins supposedly stem back to executives at Hewlett Packard.
How often have you wanted to believe that “hard work pays off?”
Most of us enjoy a good sandwich. You probably even have your favorite sandwich, and favorite place to eat it. A favorite method of constructive criticism that is widely taught in basic supervisory training is called the “sandwich.”