“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.”
~ Karl Barth
“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has a cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”
~ Albert Schewitzer
“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”
~ Joel Osteen
“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”
~ Alfred North Whitehead
Leadership is indeed a tough task, even on the easier days! However, the challenging days are better when one practices gratitude. There is no better time to remind everyone that gratitude is a daily attitude and not only prompted by a holiday! We must remember that our leadership did not happen alone. We must be grateful for the people around us! Grateful for their loyalty. Grateful for the success that a team drives.
A grateful leadership is essential to making a difference. Leadership comes with the opportunity and responsibility to model a heartfelt and genuine attitude of gratitude. Gratitude fosters a positive work culture that is driven by purpose, appreciation and respect. Gratitude builds relationships, engages people, shapes positive attitudes and contributes to the well being of individuals and an organization.
Written by: Deborah Lavender, BMG Senior Consultant
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