Leading with Gratitude (Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results)
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The influential New York Times bestselling authors‚Äîthe ‚Äúapostles of appreciation‚Äù Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick‚Äîprovide managers and executives with easy ways to add more gratitude to the everyday work environment to help bolster moral, efficiency, and profitability.Workers want and need to know their work is appreciated. Showing gratitude to employees is the easiest, fastest, most inexpensive way to boost performance. New research shows that gratitude boosts employee engagement, reduces turnover, and leads team members to express more gratitude to one another‚Äîstrengthening team bonds. Studies have also shown that gratitude is beneficial for those expressing it and is one of the most powerful variables in predicting a person‚Äôs overall well-being‚Äîabove money, health, and optimism. The¬†WD-40 Company¬†knows this firsthand. When the leadership gave thousands of managers training in expressing gratitude to their employees, the company saw record increases in revenue.Despite these benefits, few executives effectively utilize this simple tool. In fact, new research reveals ‚Äúpeople are less likely to express gratitude at work than anyplace else.‚Äù What accounts for the staggering chasm between awareness of gratitude‚Äôs benefits and the failure of so many leaders to do it‚Äîor do it well? Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton call this the gratitude gap. In this invaluable guide, they identify the widespread and pernicious myths about managing others that cause leaders to withhold thanks.Gostick and Elton also introduce eight simple ways managers can show employees they are valued. They supplement their insights and advice with stories of how many of today‚Äôs most successful leaders‚Äîsuch as Alan Mulally of Ford and Hubert Joly of Best Buy‚Äîsuccessfully incorporated gratitude into their leadership styles.Showing gratitude isn‚Äôt just about being nice, it‚Äôs about being smart‚Äîreally smart‚Äîand it‚Äôs a skill that everyone can easily learn.
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