• Rich Haglund

Do your new hires get a standing O?

Fifteen years ago, Freddie Freeman, a Southern California native, joined the Atlanta Braves baseball team.

Yesterday, he started his first game playing for the hometown Los Angeles Dodgers.

When he hit a double in the eighth inning, to start a rally that led to the Dodgers winning, the fans welcomed him with a standing ovation.

And many of his family members were there to see it.

How do you welcome new team members?

What do you do to make them feel like a million bucks? (Or $162 million, in this case)

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