One of the downsides of isolation and working alone is that it has actually reduced our capacity and maybe even our desire to encourage each other both formally and informally.
And being apart means that we don’t see a lot of the good things that people do and the things that we would have seen when together, and so we don’t comment.
Everyone loves to be recognised and encouraged and the impact it has on both parties can be immense.
Encouragement also has an enormous impact on the culture of an organisation and the way we interact as a team.
Encouragement is not based on who we like or don’t like, it should be based on effort in the circumstances and on results; where we know a person has done the best they can in the situation they are in.
We all forget sometimes to encourage but if we knew the power of encouragement then we would do it a lot more.
So, how can we encourage each other more?
So, who do you know that needs or deserves encouragement? Single out three people this week and start the encouragement process. You will be amazed how powerful it is to all parties.
By the way – encourage yourself this week, because that’s where it starts!
Have a great week.
Ben Smith moves from Corporate Services position to National Sales and Client Services Manager. Ben has been with Proteus for 6 years now and has extensive knowledge in all areas of the business. He will be amazing in this new role.
Joe Stuart, our Head of Design and Development, attended the Salesforce Conference in South Melbourne last week to investigate the upgrades and new capability of their systems. There were some great new enhancements that we will be able to use at Proteus and help to make our user experience even better
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