Grateful Leadership

Grateful leadership enables leaders to tap into the power of personal commitment and dedication by acknowledging people in an authentic, heartfelt manor. Inspire your team and bring out the best in your people by dramatically increasing this level of engagement, productivity, and willingness to take initiative.

NEW Guest Blog from Joanna Durand, Citi Managing Director, GPMO Head, CPMC/SEPG Chair – Grateful Leadership: A Tool for Engagement »


The 5 Cs of Acknowledgement

1. Consciousness: Become Conscious of the acknowledgments and gratitude that you already have in your mind and spirit.

2. Choice: It is your Choice whether to deliver the acknowledgment or to merely keep it floating around in your mind. Choose “yes” whenever possible!

3. Courage: It is courageous to deliver heartfelt and authentic acknowledgment—it makes us vulnerable. If you feel that you need to summon Courage, you are on the right track!

4. Communication: Determine the best way to reach your recipient. It is simple to Communicate your gratitude and appreciation once you choose to do so.

5. Commitment: Once you witness the benefits of gratitude (for example, watch your people come alive, take more initiative, and work with more passion and engagement), Committing yourself to being a grateful leader becomes easy and logical.


Educate Yourself with a Course in Grateful Leadership

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1. 6 hours On-Demand course

2. 30 minutes of live coaching by Judith Umlas

3. 5.75 Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) Program Credits & 6 Professional Development Units (PDUs)

4. Use discount code “Grateful2014″ for 20% off