Episode 36: Leaning in for Little Moments of Appreciation



Lessons from the Trenches: Leaning in on Little Moments of Appreciation

with Kat Rippy

Whoops! Snap. Kat gets real in this episode. She calls herself out on preaching to the choir on this one!

Looks like even the coach gets off track sometimes! Kat recently had a moment of reflection when she realized she wasn’t walking the talk on some of her most passionate advice. When it came to appreciating her team and recognizing everyone’s efforts, Kat was falling short. Luckily she made some quick shifts and she shares them with you hear so you can benefit from a few quick tricks!

Tune into this episode to hear how Kat is making it easier on herself to show appreciation with frequency and consistency.

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Highlights of this episode include:

  • Why appreciation is so critical to the team….and yourself


  • Quick actions you can take to have an immediate impact on those who work hard to support you and the work you’re doing


  • It doesn’t have to be hard – some easy, practical advice for making sure you don’t fall off the bandwagon


  • The importance of celebrating

Check Out Our Conversations Guide!

We get to hear from employees in the trenches quite a bit and they are always feeling underappreciated. We’ve put together some helpful tips on how you can show appreciation to those who matter most….and we’ve made it a little easier for you to get on it! No more excuses! Click here or the image below to download it today!

What Do You Think?

We’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode. How do you show appreciation for others? How do you like to be appreciated? Do you wing it or are you organized in your approach? What are you going to start doing that you are excited about?

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Kat Rippy

For 20 years, Kat Rippy has worked with organizations across the United States ranging in size from 20,000+ employees to a small office of 30 as well as many individuals who run their own small businesses. She has coached an endless stream of leaders in a variety of positions and businesses to reach their goals and make critical shifts in their effectiveness. Additionally, Kat has presented, facilitated, and trained more than 10,000 participants in various leadership topics, keynote addresses and all-hands organization-wide events.

Kat knows what it takes to lead people. With her extensive consulting background in organization development, she’s experienced in working with the organization as a whole to enhance cultural and systemic improvements through coaching, strategic planning, employee development programs and strategic talent management. As a Board Certified Coach, her clients benefit greatly from her system-wide perspective and understanding of how to improve performance through tools and techniques mastered by the world’s greatest leaders.