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5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Bonnie Cain-Wood

Appreciation is good for employee engagement, motivation and retention. When’s the last time you were recognized or recognized someone at your job?

On January 10 as part of the ongoing HR Matters series co-sponsored by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and Meridian Technology Center, join Bonnie Cain-Wood, Communication Services Manager for OSU Libraries, as she facilitates discussion and networking on the five languages of appreciation in the workplace.

“Appreciation is a big factor behind great work environments and overall productivity. When people feel valued and appreciated, they strive to become better and give their all to the tasks at hand,” said Marcy Luter, Staff and Management Development Training Coordinator at Meridian Technology Center.

Using the book The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, Cain-Wood will help you identify the five languages of appreciation in order to achieve the following:

  • Express genuine appreciation to co-workers and staff — even on a tight budget
  • Increase loyalty with the employees and volunteers in your organization
  • Reduce cynicism and create a more positive work environment
  • Improve your ability to show appreciation for difficult colleagues
  • Convey the language of physical touch in appropriate ways

HR Matters sessions are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Meridian’s campus. Registration is $15 per session and includes lunch. For more information or to register for the upcoming HR Matters series visit meridiantech.edu/HRMatters or contact Marcy Luter, Staff and Management Development Training Coordinator, at marcyl@meridiantech.edu or (405) 377-3333 ext. 297 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509.