47% of employees feel under-appreciated at work. How do you correct this? With great employee appreciation that inspires your best employees.
The ways to deliver that appreciation are countless. Here are some quotes to inspire you as a leader:
“I have always believed that the way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers, and that people flourish when they are praised.”
-- Sir Richard Branson
“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.”
-- Jack Welch
“Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.”
-- Sam Walton
“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.”
-- Simon Sinek
"By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property."
"The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people."
-- Tom Peters
"Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company."
-- Zig Ziglar
"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss."
-- Lee Iacocca
"I wouldn't ask any of my employees to do anything I wouldn't do. And I work as hard, if not harder than the rest of the staff, to set an example. I also believe in giving my employees a lot of room to be creative and to express themselves."
-- Emeril Lagasse
"I always look at it that I work with my employees as opposed to them working for me."
-- Donald Trump
“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.”
-- Doug Conant (CEO of Campbell's Soup)
“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”
-- Anne Mulcahy
“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”
-- Stephen Covey
“I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.”
-- Charles Schwab