The importance of giving credit: the cornerstone of honest, sharing & elevating teams, via @HarvardBiz

In this excellent piece, Sachin H. Jain highlights the importance of giving credit and how it drives 4 essential behaviours within one’s team:

  • it keeps people honest
  • it creates a virtuous cycle of recognition
  • it elevates quiet performers
  • it is a virtually infinite resource

Photo: from this excellent PrintMag piece by Timothy Goodman about the question of credit in the creative industry – which, whilst being more specific, goes on to draw very similar conclusions to HBR’s article.