Recognition

  • At the end of the day people have increasing amounts of capacity and energy if they feel engaged and inspired. Julie Coffman, Partner, Bain & Company and leader in their global healthcare and organization practices
  • You don’t have to be the CEO to affect change. There are specific things that anyone can do in an easy and natural way that don’t add time to your busy day and don’t require any special training. Increase your awareness and act sensitively about bringing people in. Recognize them and literally bring them into the conversation to help give them a sense of confidence. Julie Coffman, Partner, Bain & Company and leader in their global healthcare and organization practices
  • Think about your relationships with your peers – manage across – and remember to appreciate the women who have helped you. Nila Betof, President of the Forum for Executive Women and co-author of the book, “Just Promoted!”
  • Remember to say “thank you” when you’re praised. Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke , NY Times bestselling author and body image expert
  • Discuss team aspirations – what are we all trying to do? What are we getting out of what we do? Are we supporting each other? What gives us energy? What brings us out best as a team? Julie Coffman, Partner, Bain & Company and leader in their global healthcare and organization practices
  • It’s not “us vs. them,” everyone needs to be treated fairly. Anne Papageorge, University of Pennsylvania: Planning; Design and Construction; Facilities Operations, Maintenance, Utilities; and Real Estate Operations and Development