I once worked in a
team where everything was rewarded – no matter the quality of the work or the
significance of the contribution, team meetings were filled with platitudes and
gifts for all who drew breath.
While the actions of the managers appeared worthy, it did nothing to help team
members increase their sense of value.
It has been said that people leave workplaces because they
do not feel valued.
The same can be said for relationships.
People leave them because they do not feel valued.
I know at this
time of year, many articles are telling us why and how we should set goals for
And it will be on turbo because 2020
brings in a new decade.
We should all stand to attention doing
an in-depth analysis of our position (without, of course, comparing it to those
around us). Setting big audacious goals that are going to change our lives
significantly because, god forbid, we live a year similar to the last one.
I have in the past, sent an email with
ideas about making the new year a great one. However, perhaps because I am
older and wiser, I have decided to avoid that trap.
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