It is common for coalitions to be so wrapped up in achieving the next step towards the goal that they forget to celebrate the small successes. Celebrating even the smallest of accomplishments can boost morale and build excitement for completing major milestones. Coalition leaders should take care to build in activities that result in tangible products, give coalition members credit for their work, and provide a chance to celebrate and enjoy short-term accomplishments.
Part of celebrating is to recognize and share success as well as to provide an opportunity to bring up any concerns. If there are concerns, it may be time to do an evaluation of the coalition’s effectiveness. For more on this, check out the link below.