Faces of Truly Human Leadership III

There are plenty of articles out there telling you how you can use recognition to get more out of your team members. But recognition isn’t about ROI, it’s about caring. If you simply use it as another management tactic, you’ll never experience its true value: knowing that you’veRecognition isn’t about ROI, it’s about caring. Click To Tweet touched the life of another person.

At Barry-Wehmiller, our Guiding Principles of Leadership Award is one of the ways we show our team members that we care about them, that they are valued and what they do makes a difference. Over the past few weeks a couple of past blog posts, here and here, have highlighted some of last year’s winners. Here are a few more truly human leaders – everyday people who make an extraordinary difference every day.

Truly Human Leadership is found throughout Barry-Wehmiller Companies, where Bob Chapman is Chairman and CEO. A $3+ billion global capital equipment and engineering consulting firm, Barry-Wehmiller’s 12,000 team members are united around a common belief: we can use the power of business to build a better world. Chapman explores that idea in his Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring For Your People Like Family, available from Penguin Random House.


  • Thanks to each and every one of you for your commitment and stories. It lifts up my heart and inspires me to continue to show business leaders around the world that is definitely possible for business to do good in the world. Congratulations and “keep on”

  • Rhonda Spencer says:

    Wow. I want to say thank you to the teams of people in our business who extend themselves for their team mates to make these celebrations possible! This is truly recognition “by the people, for the people.” A special thanks to those that capture the photos during the event- whomever you are- out in our many locations! Your photos help us feel part of the moment. These photos made my day!

  • Derrick Crouch says:

    I’ve always felt the GPL Program is definitely a great thing in BW. I’ve looked at it as how people look, feel about you as a person, looking at your character and connecting with your spirit. As a winner I wouldn’t take it lightly at all but as an honor & privilege as it truly is.

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