BECOME A RECOGNITION HERO
How do you deliver meaningful recognition? We offer this
recognition dossier with everything you need to appreciate
great work throughout your organization.
of employees believe it’s
important to recognize above
and beyond performance.
RECOGNITION (N.): AN EXPRESSION
OF APPRECIATION AND HEARTFELT
When you see someone doing great work
—BIG OR SMALL—
make it your mission to express your gratitude.
Write a thank-you note, give an award, or plan a
celebration—just make sure that the recognition
is proportionate to the occasion.
Recognize anyone who does great work and
MAKES A DIFFERENCE PEOPLE LOVE.
Be on the lookout for occasions to appreciate
team members, peers, and even your manager.
Employees who are recognized often by both
peers and their manager are
over 30% more likely to feel appreciated
than those who are not.
RECOGNIZE YOUR TEAM MEMBERS
WHEN THEY ADD VALUE, GO ABOVE
& BEYOND, OR DELIVER A DIFFERENCE THAT
ALIGNS WITH YOUR PURPOSE.
Employees most beneﬁt when
some type of recognition is delivered
ONCE EVERY 7 DAYS.
(stopping by to say thanks counts)
IMPACTFUL RECOGNITION IS...
When a teammate applies
effort, deliver a handwritten
card or small award. But
when someone delivers big
results, a public presentation
and an award is in order.
Express your appreciation
soon after the event for
maximal impact and to show
that recognizing great work
is your priority.
Say exactly what impressed
you—and why. Relay the
story of the great work and
inspire everyone witnessing
Only you know whether your
coworker would prefer a
one-on-one lunch, a big group
celebration, or another form of
recognition. Personalize your
presentation to their taste, and
they’ll know you truly know
and appreciate them.
Because it comes from a feeling of true appreciation.
Research shows that when great work is acknowledged
and rewarded, people innovate and make a difference more
often—and then they are recognized again. So express
your appreciation today to start the cycle of great work
in your organization!
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Expressing your appreciation through recognition
boosts trust and teamwork. It shows how much
you value the contributions of every teammate.
But that’s not all. It’s also the #1 motivator for
employees to do great work.
And when managers are committed to
recognition, team members are
over 3x more likely to deliver great work.