Take time to appreciate employees and they will reciprocate in a thousand ways.
I consider it the highest compliment when my employees go out and start their own companies in competition with me. I always send them a plant to wish them well. Of course, it's a cactus.
We needed a couple more wins today and just couldn't quite find a way to get them, losing two matches 5-7 in the third.
Until 10 years ago, we were mostly dealing with predictions and scenarios. Now, unfortunately, in the last few years, we are able to see and measure actual effects.
One must never have spared oneself, one must have acquired hardness as a habit to be cheerful and in good spirits in the midst of nothing but hard truths.