Recognition & Motivation Articles

Employee recognition is not just a great thing to do for people, it is a communication device which reinforces and rewards the most critical outcomes workers produce for your business. Once you recognize individuals effectively, you reinforce, with your selected means of acknowledgment, the actions and behaviors you most want to see people repeat. Efficient employee incentive ideas are simple, immediate, and can be reinforced with awards certificates, plaques or motivational gifts.

Christmas-Inspired Office Gifts for the Holiday Party

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Sincere appreciation for a job well done is always in season, but perhaps there is no better time to show your gratitude than during the Christmas season. Christmas office gifts are special because at a time when most people are … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #3 – Spread the Word

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You’ve made a list of employees who deserve to be recognized. A celebratory cake is on order. Now you need to tell everyone about the big event. Whether the employee recognition ceremony is part of the annual company holiday party, … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #2 – Plan the Party

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Nothing screams gratitude like treating your colleagues to an end-of-year party. Start planning the festive gathering now to make it the talk of the office all January-long. Here’s a few planning ideas to get you started: Will the party have … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #1 – Why Recognition?

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Does your company host a holiday gathering at the end of each year? If you just answered “no,” you may want to reconsider.  Why Employee Recognition? By giving a public shout out to key team members, you motivate the entire … Continue reading

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What to Give your Boss on Boss’s Day (October 16)

Happy Boss’s Day! If you enjoy working for your boss, why not show it with a gift this October 16th? After all, being the boss can be tough. Here are some simple ideas that won’t blow anyone’s budget, but are … Continue reading

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Celebrate Customer Service Week with PaperDirect

Customer service plays an important role in a company’s long-term success, and yet, customer service employees rarely receive the recognition they deserve. Customer Service Week provides the perfect opportunity for employers to show workers that their efforts are greatly appreciated. … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Celebrate Customer Service Week

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Your customer service representatives are the face of your company. They smooth out issues when mistakes occur. And, because every 2% increase in customer retention can be equal to 10% in cut costs, they can even save your company money. … Continue reading

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What to Say When Presenting an Award [Script]

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One of the most effective ways to make employees and volunteers feel appreciated is by presenting them with an elegant award in recognition of their service. Awards in and of themselves are always welcomed by recipients. But why not go … Continue reading

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10 Simple Ways to Cheer up Your Staff

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According to BusinessWeek, the happier the worker, the more productive they become. Therefore, as an employer, you will likely appreciate the 10 ways to cheer up staff listed below: Acknowledge Accomplishments Sometimes, all it takes to lift someone’s spirits is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Boost your Productivity before the Holidays

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The excitement and stress that surrounds the holidays, combined with the shorter days, can become problematic for you as a business owner when it comes to productivity. It is a challenge–but not impossible–to keep your employees motivated, while in the … Continue reading

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