Celebrate Values and Victories

Good leaders use every opportunity to celebrate values and victories, or to just have fun. Whether it’s an elaborate staged celebration or a small informal team-building one, the results are the same: they Encourage the Heart. Plan now to schedule a celebration every quarter throughout the year. On your computer, tablet, or smartphone, or in a paper journal, track your Practice routine, record your own and your team’s reactions to the celebrations you hold, and make note of ideas for future quarterly celebrations that come to mind throughout the day. 

Adapted from The Leadership Challenge Practice Book, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner (with Mark Morrow) © 2010, published by Pfeiffer/An imprint of Wiley. All rights reserved.  

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