Cubicle Confidential

Recognition Misfires: When Good Praise Goes Bad

July 27, 2022 Mary Abbajay & Chris DeSantis Season 2 Episode 57
Cubicle Confidential
Recognition Misfires: When Good Praise Goes Bad
Show Notes

This week’s show is all about recognition, praise, and appreciation. Or rather, when recognition and praise go astray. Have you ever given a gift that was misinterpreted? Or have a piece of praise misfire? Tune in to learn strategies to align your recognition strategies to those being recognized!

Yay For Me in Detroit wants to know if it is okay to nominate oneself for an award? Or should she just hope that someone else does it for her....

Treats Not the Trick in Topeka gave an employee a gift that backfired. Instead of being appreciated, the recipient was offended by the gift. Deeply offended. How should they manage the situation? Do they buy a new gift or just let it go.

Sneers of Service in Raleigh thinks giving awards for years of service is just about the stupidest thing ever. How does he get his company to find a better way to recognize good work?

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