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Motivate Your Team with Recognition and Rewards

Reinforcing desired behaviors makes people feel good and leads to more of the same

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When I managed a small software group long ago I initiated a simple (and slightly corny) recognition program. When someone reached a minor milestone or helped someone else solve a problem, I gave him a package of M&M candies with a tag attached…

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Karl Wiegers

Karl Wiegers

PhD in organic chemistry. Author of 13 books, mostly on software. Guitars, wine, and military history fill the voids. karlwiegers.com and processimpact.com

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