You may have read the nauseating article called Skip the Holiday Bonus and Pour on the Praise.
I hate this nonsense. When it comes to work and engagement, it’s not an either/or proposition. My friend Lance sums it up nicely: you can do both.
— Lance Haun (@thelance) December 4, 2012
Let’s pretend it is an either/or proposition, though. I wonder how many of you are getting a holiday bonus and how many of you would prefer praise over cash?
- Who’s on team money?
- Who is on team praise?
I’m on the team that hates a false choice.