Did praise come up today? Here's how to do it right- As much as we may appreciate the effort of those we work with, expressing this deliberately is not always a first instinct, or something we're even totally comfortable with. Never the less, most of us have experienced what a great source of motivation giving and receiving honest praise can be. That's why we've compiled the top five tips on giving motivation-inspiring praise to your employees and colleagues. When it comes to work, this has an effect beyond the passing compliment.