Who doesn’t love a Christmas bonus, right? But there are gifts that a leader can give to team members that are just as valuable and even longer lasting than a little extra cash. This Christmas, as we remember the astonishing gift that God provided to us in sending Jesus, consider blessing those around you with these three often overlooked gifts.
People appreciate being recognized for not only what they do, but also for who they are - their talent, humor, hard work, creativity, friendliness, and sacrifice, just to name a few.
Want someone to feel great? Give them a new opportunity, one that will energize them and give them the chance to grow as a person and as a team member.
Research shows that people do better, much better, when they have good relational connections at their job. And that includes with their supervisors!
We hope these ideas help you think outside of the box when showing your appreciation for your team this season. Merry Christmas!
Jay Desko is the Executive Director of The Center and serves on the Senior Leadership Team at Calvary Church in Souderton. Jay brings experience in the areas of ministry assessment, leadership coaching, decision-making, and strategic questioning. Jay’s degrees include a B.S. in Bible, a M.Ed in Instructional Systems Design and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Leadership.