How to get the best out in your people? You give them affirmations. To be an effective leader, it is important you give verbal affirmations regularly to people who work around you. An affirmation is any form of feedback communicated primarily through language. Timely affirmations can provide the emotional support and encouragement that people need to perform at the highest level.
You can win the hearts and minds of your people by giving them your sincere affirmations. It can be based on your hope and expectation. It can also be made based on his or her accomplishments, efforts, performance results or progress. Even when someone fails to achieve the desired result, positive affirmations can be given based on the special efforts he or she has put into the task or project.
Here are the power phrases you can use to affirm the people around you:
“I believe in you.”
“I know you can do it.”
“I know we can depend on you.”
“I can see you always give your best.”
“I am pleased to see the progress you are making.”
“I thank you for your contributions in making this project a success!”
“I thank you for the job well done and I look forward to working with you again!”