Motivation to strive for continuous improvement
Acknowledgment is a basic human need and a powerful motivator--people want to make a difference. In a culture of gratitude, employees stay; unappreciated employees leave.
Your company will benefit from the many Grateful Leadership stories from leaders such as Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, that attest to the fact that when you appreciate, acknowledge, and affirm the essential contributions of employees, you unlock their potential to deliver superior results and enable your business to meet stakeholder expectations and outperform.
Grateful Leadership is a best-practices guidebookto employee engagement, staff retention, and increased productivity. Motivate and inspire your team, your organization, your customers, and, yes, yourself by following the book's actionable next steps for implementinga culture based on acknowledgment, appreciation, and gratitude.
"A road map for leaders to cultivate more engaged, value-driven workforces." -- Joanna Durand, Managing Director, Citigroup; Chair, Citi Program ManagementCouncil; Head, Citi Global Program Management Office
"Provides the missing link for leaders who want to retain their best employees and guide their companies to maximum performance." -- Marci Shimoff, New York Times bestselling author of Happy for No Reason, Love for No Reason, and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul
"Gratitude is . . . a key to inspiring high performance in the workplace. Grateful Leadershipoffers essential knowledge of the 'why' and 'how' of this life-enhancing skill of emotional intelligence." -- Michael J. Gelb, author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci
"A deeply engaging and practical guide that will help leaders more fully express their humanity and thereby create more endearing and enduring organizations." -- Raj Sisodia, founder and Chairman, Conscious Capitalism Institute, and author of Conscious Capitalism and Firms of Endearment
"Just when I thought I had fi gured out the concept of servant leadership, I ran across an outstanding resource, Grateful Leadership, that opened up a whole new level of appreciation for what can actually be accomplished." -- Steven DelGrosso, PMP, Director, Project Management Competency, IBM Project Management Center of Excellence
"I hope that more leaders will get enthused and become Grateful Leaders within their organizations." -- Grant Wren, CHRP, Manager, Human Resources & Safety, Amway Canada Corporation
"A must-read for any manager or team leader in any corporation." -- Richard D. Vega, Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney