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4 Results of Encouragement


Encouragement and engagement go hand in hand.

Encouragement creates the opportunity to engage. While encouragement may begin as a “one-way” or “outbound” affirmation of another person, it has an unseen, yet powerful transformative ability.

Encouragement can tear down well built and emotionally rationalized, invisible walls. It can also open tightly sealed and emotionally rationalized, invisible doors. What often begins as one way affirmation can quickly lead to a two-way relationship building transaction of significant value.

The unseen force.

Encouragement, when genuinely offered to another:
  • Serves as an affirmation that raises self-awareness.
  • Creates an opportunity to accept increased risk taking.
  • Communicates a strong sense of value.
  • Creates and allows for emotional connectivity.
When people are affirmed, and they believe they have value, the likelihood of increased emotionally connectivity and meaningful engagement grows exponentially.

Simply put, encouragement leads to engagement as it opens the door for connectivity.


Failing to understand the value of encouragement and its overall impact on "what" you do may slow both personal and organizational success and growth.

As always – if you would like to learn more about this topic - or - book me to speak with your organization, operators are standing by!

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