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Does your organization celebrate progress? Leaders: CELEBRATE the wins!

Alan Andersen

As we work hard this week to  F.O.C.U.S. On What Matters, I want to highlight an entrepreneur doing it right.  The “C” in FOCUS is about CELEBRATING wins along the way.  Are you being an encouragement to the team?  Do you have defined milestones and when they are reached do you remember to celebrate them as a team?

Last night I was on Twitter retweeting a friend's great post when her boss and my EO Seattle buddy DM'ed me with a link to check out Alyssa Magnotti's promotion.  Not only did Peter Chee of Thinkspace write an outstanding blog post congratulating her, but then made sure that I was aware of her achievement and could pass on my kudos as well.

This leadership skill is rare amongst result oriented leaders.  I guess they forget that it is actually people who get the results the drive toward.  Human beings with feelings, emotions, aspirations, problems and goals of their own are the ones out there pouring their heart into the company to get the results you demand.

How wonderful to see a leader highlighting people who are doing things right and making sure her friends can celebrate too.

Excellent work Mr. Chee and one big shout out CONGRATULATIONS to you Alyssa!

Please comment below to share how your organization celebrates the wins…Any shout outs for the leader who is doing it right?  Let's celebrate!

If you are just joining us we are only on week 2 of a 52 week adventure following the book Clarity: Focusing on What Matters.  Grab the book, read the lesson (that is less than 400 words per week) and answer the 6 leadership challenge questions.  Then join in on the conversation to share your challenges and insights, learn from other leaders, and glean additional wisdom and examples on leading with purpose.  If you are on twitter follow along #claritytlc

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