Are You Guilty of Steamrolling Your Wins?

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Welcome to the latest episode of Unlocking Your Greatness with Wendy Bjork. As an international bestselling author, inspirational speaker and founder of, her mission is to empower women to take charge of their health holistically so they can feel confident, have clarity and be inspired to find joy and simplicity.


Why is it Important to Celebrate Your Wins?


In a world where people are constantly on the go, looking for the next thing to do or achieve, it is easy to forget to stop and celebrate your wins. It’s important for leaders to recognize their team members and themselves for a job well done, no matter how big or small the victory. Taking the time to recognize wins can have a significant impact on your personal and professional life.

It can increase your motivation to continue achieving goals. People are naturally competitive and tend to push themselves more often if they know that their effort will be celebrated. This is especially true when those efforts are related to company growth and success.

Getting recognition for a win makes the individual feel like a valued member of the organization, which is an incredible morale booster. In many cases, this is enough to keep the person in the role for a longer period of time than they would have stayed otherwise. This is the single greatest factor in reducing employee turnover, according to multiple studies.

Celebrating wins can be as simple as giving someone a verbal thank you in a private or more formal setting. However, it can also be more involved, such as posting a list of the wins in the office hallways or sending out a company-wide email blast to acknowledge the successes. Whether the recognition is public or private, it can help to reinforce the importance of these victories for the individuals, the company and its future.

It helps to remind the individual why they set the goal in the first place. This is a crucial element in keeping motivation high and the individual focused on the big picture rather than the day-to-day work tasks. For example, if the goal was to learn a new subject, reading 10 pages a day may not seem very meaningful, but when the individual looks at their accomplishments over time they see that these small steps have led them to mastering a completely new subject.

As a leader, it is your responsibility to keep your team motivated and working toward their own growth as well as the company’s. Celebrating small victories is a powerful way to do this, and it will help you build up your own leadership personal brand at the same time.

The benefits of celebrating wins are numerous, but the most important one is that it keeps the your morale high. It will encourage everyone to continue putting in the work to ensure that the next win is even more impressive than the last. And the best part is that, if the process of recognizing wins is followed correctly, the next win will happen even faster than before. So why wait? Start celebrating those wins today, no matter how big or small they are in your opinion!

In your personal life, it’s important to recognize the small steps you are taking to achieve your goals. If you look back 6 months, or over the past year or two, do you see a difference? Have you created some new habits that are currently paying off? Do you wish you could get started or re-started on your path to achieving a goal?

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