Recognition is the acknowledgement of performance.
How does a
leader learn about someone’s performance?
The leader sees the person perform. A leader who has a Kudos Card™ in
his/her pocket can complete the card and give it to the person at that
How does a leader learn about someone’s performance?
The leader sees the person perform. A leader who has a Kudos Card™ in his/her pocket can complete the card and give it to the person at that moment.
Someone tells the boss about the performance
Recognizing people for their efforts is one of the most effective methods of motivation.
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Giving a Kudos Card™ to thank or congratulate a person for his or her efforts initiates these thoughts for a Kudee*:
“My boss knows who I am.”
“My boss saw or realized what I did.”
"My boss knows
what I am supposed to be doing.”
“My boss realized that what I did was more or
boss took time to tell me s/he noticed
boss told me how my effort was beneficial to me and to the company.”
7. "My boss told me how s/he appreciated what I did...
..and that s/he was wanted me to know how
important it was to him/her that I
performed that way.
8. “My boss gave me this little Kudos Card! S/he took the time to write a note on the back explaining how appreciative s/he was for what I did and the date s/he gave it to me.”
Right after the boss saw and realized how the worker performed, the boss gave the worker a Kudos Card™. The boss wrote what the worker did and how appreciative s/he was of the worker's efforts. S/he signed and dated the card, smiled, and gave it to the worker. "This Kudos Card™ is very cool! And my boss gave me a little stand to display my Kudos Card™. I keep it on my desk. The whole experience was amazing!"
*Kudee: person who RECEIVED a Kudos Card™.
**Kudor: person who GIVES a Kudos Card™.