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Building a Culture of Appreciation

It is not just whether we appreciate those around us; it is whether we demonstrate our appreciation.

The Heart of Engagement: Appreciation

I first mentioned character strengths1 in the introduction. They are my go-to tools for building a sense of appreciation and inclusion in a team. A project manager asked me why I focus on character strengths rather than one of the other personality tools available. The reason is that an understanding of character strengths provides project managers with a straightforward, accessible way to first be engaged and then to engage the team. They have been described as the backbone of positive psychology. There are twenty-four strengths. They are all positive, we all have all ...

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