Work and play don’t have to be mutually exclusive. A healthy balance of both can make your workplace a more positive and productive environment. Among companies denoted as “great” in Fortune’s “100…
It’s 2016, and in the new year, you can resolve to do anything — whether that’s getting fit, being more positive, saving more money or any number of other self-improvement vows. In addition to your…
Relax. The holidays are here, and although it’s a season known for hustle and bustle, there’s no harm in taking a break — especially when Christmas is only a few days away. Here are 4 ways to *…
A candle is a good last-minute gift for Mom, right? Maybe Dad will like this grilling set — even though he hasn’t grilled in years. What about gift cards? Everyone like gift cards, right? This…
No matter what you’re celebrating, this is the time of year to enjoy family, friends and festivity. Here are 4 of our favorite ways to celebrate the holidays: 1. Drink in the Holidays with Your…
It’s finally December, and we’re wrapped up in the holiday season! As you get gifts from family and friends, step back and think about how much these people care about you. Specifically, be sure to…
Thankfulness is closely tied to recognition, so it’s no wonder Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays! This year, as you enjoy friends, family and food, take some time to recognize those gifts…
Has the hectic holiday season got you wrapped up in worrying instead of wrapping presents? Or are you just having those weeks when you really notice that staring at the clock doesn’t make time move…
November is finally here! And although Thanksgiving isn't until the end of the month, it’s never too early to be thankful! Because it sits right between Halloween and the December holiday season,…
Halloween may be on a Saturday this year, but who says workplaces can’t celebrate a day early? Incorporating Halloween festivities into your corporate culture is a great way to liven up the office —…
To some, trophies and awards just collect dust and take up space. But if you’ve ever grappled with tossing out an award, and later kept it, you know that the value of an award is often much more than…
Hard-earned trophies can make wonderful keepsakes. Meanwhile, those blue “participation” ribbons doled out to every kid at field day are a little easier to part with. Why? Recognizing specific…
What relationship does recognition have to respect? We can all agree that we’d like to be respected — by our family, friends, and professional colleagues. Recognition can be an excellent…
On any given day, we often find ourselves dependent upon a person working behind the counter. If that person does a good job, it makes our day more pleasant. If that person does a bad job, it sparks…
Today’s technology makes communication faster and easier than ever before. — Via Skype and Google Hangouts, we can now talk in real-time with someone in a different country, eliminating the…
Looking into implementing an employee rewards program in your workplace? The best programs are backed up by ample planning. Ever attended an event at which a plaque is presented with no name on it (…
How does recognition relate to retention? Turns out recognition can be one of the best forms of retention. When your employees know they’re doing good work, they’re more inclined to keep doing that…
Recognizing your employees’ good work doesn’t necessarily require lavish gifts or grand gestures. We understand that recognition may not always seem possible due to budgetary and time constraints. If…
Recognition in the workplace can keep employees happy and motivated. But if you want your business to grow, try growing your recognition strategy. Recognition can be a form community outreach —…
Don’t wait for end-of-the-year awards to recognize your employees. Keep your employees genuinely motivated throughout the year with on-the-spot praise. When there is a reason to praise someone, make…