Establishing good relationships with colleagues in the work environment is something that must start from the first day we work and meet with them. Loving coworkers is not just about giving feedback for their good, but we also need to give praise to our colleagues. The purpose of praise can vary, it could be because we idolize the way they work and it could also be because we want to encourage them to be more confident.
Whatever our goals, giving praise to our co-workers must be based on good praise ethics. Ethics is very necessary in praising others, this is necessary so that no misunderstanding occurs between the giver of praise and the recipient of praise. In addition, the ethics of praise is also needed so that the praise given really sounds sincere and honest.
Why is ethics complimented so much in the work environment? Because often when we receive praise from other colleagues. We feel there is doubt in ourselves that says “what is true what he said about me?”, “Is the praise just to make me happy?” and several other doubts about the praise.
So are your fellow readers ready to brighten the day of your colleagues? If yes, here are some ethics praising in the work environment that we have summarized from the ideas ted website. Some of these ethics are needed so that the praise we convey does not sound bland. Fine, let’s just look at the explanation below.
1. Include Their Names in Our Praise.
When we talk to someone and include their names, our conversation will sound warmer. Including the name of the other person in the sentences that we convey will also make the discussion more intimate and enjoyable. It’s as if we’re not talking to strangers or someone who is uncomfortable with us. Try these Career Advice colleagues, apply this first ethic and see the difference.
This might sound simple, but mentioning the name of the other person will confirm that they have a very large meaning and are very meaningful to us. It’s the same with praising, when we praise someone by saying their name. They will feel that the compliment is truly sincere and sincere.
Imagine when a fellow reader gets praise from someone who did not say your name, for example that person said “Your presentation was great!” Now try to compare if the compliment becomes “Anita, your presentation was great!”
Of the two examples of praise, which do your fellow readers feel are more sincere and pleasant to hear? We are sure that fellow readers will prefer the second example, because the first compliment example sounds very stiff and feels like a stranger.
2. Give Praises with Very Specifics.
Praising someone also needs clarity. Do not just because we want to praise someone, we use ambiguous words or use common sentences as usual. It should be remembered again that the ethics of praise are created so that the praise we give to our colleagues does not sound bland and rigid.
So, what are some examples of specific praise? Most people often compliment with the words, “Good job!” or “You are great!” It feels like those two sentences sound very ambiguous. Someone who gets a compliment like that will think, “which part of the work I produce that is considered good huh?” Or maybe we will also think, “What did I do? to the point that he has to say that my job is good. ” Praise ethics suggests that we give specific praise, so that people who receive our praise can understand which actions are being praised by that person.
Instead of just saying “good work!” we better say “good work! You have made a very detailed and precise financial report. The choice of meeting location you chose is also very good, our clients really enjoy our work meeting today. Sounds very clear, right?
In addition, specific praise also makes us understand about the progress or positive actions we have taken. So, in the future we will do the same thing, even better. Because one of the goals of giving praise is also to encourage someone to do better than before.
3. Don’t just Just Praise.
Good ethics not only has to include names and specifics. A compliment will be better if we follow it up. That is, if we have the time or opportunity to meet and talk with someone we’ve praised before, would it be far better to follow up on the praise.
For example, before I praised my colleague because he had made a very good presentation in front of a client . When I eat in the canteen, we accidentally meet again. Finally I ate beside him and tried to follow up on my praise yesterday. “Rena, I’m still very impressed with your presentation yesterday. I wonder what are the tips and tricks so that we can be confident when presenting in front of many people? “.
From this question, we can be sure that the recipient of the praise is really sure that our praise is not fake. The proof, we ask for tips and tricks from great presentations that were delivered. This indicates that we are truly amazed by the presentation.