Ever been in a bad relationship?
Where despite your efforts, work, and care your presence have been taken for granted?
It feels like watching your energy reserves melt like an ice cube in the midday Miami sun.
The harsh reality shows that most of us have been there.
Therefore, it is no surprise that 80% of employees walk away from their employers due to a lack of acknowledgment.
Appreciation is the invisible force that breathes life into a team. (Read this sentence again)
Like oxygen, it nourishes and sustains them, giving them the energy and motivation to push through challenges and reach new heights.
But take appreciation away, and it’s like cutting off the oxygen supply – the team will struggle, suffocating under the weight of their tasks and responsibilities.
So let us remember that appreciation is not just a nice-to-have; it’s a must-have.
Saying ‘thank you’ “I am proud of you” or ‘well done’ is free, but if it lacks, the cost can be very high. Next time you see a small gesture well done, say it out loud, it breathes life into the doer.