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The Power of Acknowledgment
Judith W. Umlas

"At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us." -- Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)

Notwithstanding the coffee mugs, the t-shirts and the sports tickets commonly given to express appreciation, 'lack of recognition' is often cited as the main reason for leaving the organization. But it needn't be that way.

In her recently published book "The Power of Acknowledgment" Judith Umlas provides a well-reasoned and heart-felt appeal for a culture where people acknowledge each other's humanity, accomplishments, talents and wisdom on a continuous basis. Her case is so compelling -- it might just catch on. And wouldn't that be something!

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Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
by Martin Seligman
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Toward a Psychology of Being, 3rd Edition
by Abraham H. Maslow
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Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life
by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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