Today’s instalment is #19 in our ongoing series on practical ideas to develop and grow your employees. And in this one, I look specifically at one powerful way to increase employee engagement. It is to make it a point to celebrate and share small wins with the team and others.
Celebrate and share small wins
The reality is that while big successes are often recognized and discussed, the small victories tend to fly under the radar. Which is a huge missed opportunity for you, the leader, to create employee engagement. So make it a point to surface these smaller accomplishments, and not only will you increase employee engagement, but development and motivation as well.
In a previous strategy in this series (#18), I talked about using your staff meetings to review and analyze one thing that didn’t go as well as expected as a way to systematize learning from failure. This approach for sharing small wins is similar, but it focuses on successes instead.
Systematize celebrating small wins in your staff meetings
For every staff meeting you hold, establish a permanent agenda item called “Wins” or “Successes”. Continue reading