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Have a Plan for an Appreciative and Grateful 2015

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Recognition and gratitude don’t often happen by accident. A clear plan for being more appreciative leads to greater sustained engagement and personal commitment.My colleague Brenda Pohlman shared a lovely post on Friday about her New Year’s Eve tradition with her husband. At the end of each year, they share their …See More
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Help Employees Have Their “Best Days” in 2015

by Brenda PohlmanRecognize This! – Help employees have their best days at work in 2015 by fostering a culture of appreciation and gratitude.On New Year’s Eve my husband and I have a tradition that we’ve been practicing for years. It started with a simple question he asked me over dinner one New Year’s Eve, “What was the best day of the year for you?”The next year we decided to…See More
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Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Reviewing the favorite posts of other readers may highlight a new favorite for you.I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click through on the titles for the full post.)Which are your favorites?1) Do…See More
Jan 15
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It Just Shouldn’t Be This Difficult! – Eliminating Barriers to Recognition

by Brenda PohlmanRecognize This! — Sharing appreciation and gratitude for others should be simple to encourage frequent, timely praise and recognition.When was the last time you used a fax machine? I recently had the pleasure (ahem) of being re-acquainted with this office equipment fixture of old while trying to execute a recognition moment of sorts. I wanted to do a nice thing for a…See More
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How to Succeed in the Human Economy

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Our work is no longer about what we do or what we make, it’s about who we serve and how we behave.This week was a week of meetings. Usually that’s a groan-inducing phrase for many employees across the world, but these meetings were with the strategy and consulting team. That means we dealt with the “big picture,” diving into good, meaty…See More
Dec 23, 2014
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Building Relationships with Remote Employees

by Andrea GappmayerRecognize This! – All employees, regardless of location, benefit from having a best friend at work.Let’s talk about your remote employees for a minute. Are they engaged? Do they have friends at work? Are…See More
Dec 22, 2014
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Want to Motivate Others? Understand Your EQ First

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Motivating others takes much more than a platitude hung on the wall.Typically when I see articles titled “How to Motivate Employees” my back goes up a little. Motivation is complex and as much the responsibility of the person you’re trying to motivate as it is you own as a manager or leader.The infographic below (from …See More
Dec 12, 2014
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Lapel Pins in an Age of “What’s a Lapel?”

by Andrea GappmayerRecognize This! – When thinking of employee rewards, at the forefront of your mind should be “What is rewarding to the employee?,” not “What have we always done?”I had coffee with a group of friends last Sunday morning. One friend is a 25-year-old who works at one of the well-known Silicon Valley high tech companies.We were all talking about our lives—kids, jobs, dogs—and I…See More
Dec 8, 2014
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Finding Your Hidden Heroes – Listen to Their Peers

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Your “Steady Eddie” employees are the people who make it possible for your stars to shine. They deserve recognition and praise, too.If Traci Pesch can blog about …See More
Dec 2, 2014
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Thank You for Your Service – A Lesson in the Power of Thanks From Our Military Service Members

by Brenda PohlmanRecognize This! – When recognition and appreciation fully permeate your culture, astounding things can be accomplished, often in the worst of situations.If you ever doubted the power of recognition, consider the military. I’d venture to say that perhaps no institution on the planet is better at recognition than our armed forces.Today is …See More
Dec 1, 2014
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Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Employee engagement is increasing in most factors, but we’re still falling short in recognizing employees and providing them with the tools to do the job well.Last Friday, I shared information showing that increasing employee engagement is one of the best ways you can help …See More
Nov 24, 2014
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Service Awards or Service Ignored?

by Andrea GappmayerRecognize This! – Your years of service anniversary approach sends a very loud message to employees. Is it the one you want them to hear?Many years ago, I was a radio disc jockey. One of those years, I was actually voted “Best DJ in Utah” by readers of one of the local papers. I was flattered, thrilled, and excited!I walked into work that day and my cubicle was…See More
Nov 20, 2014

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Do you have a Human Resources blog?
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http://www.recognizethisblog.com
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http://twitter.com/DerekIrvine
What is your HR area of expertise?
Recognition, rewards, incentives
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VP of Client Strategy and Consulting
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Dublin
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Have a Plan for an Appreciative and Grateful 2015

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:46am 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Recognition and gratitude don’t often happen by accident. A clear plan for being more appreciative leads to greater sustained engagement and personal commitment.

My colleague Brenda Pohlman shared a lovely…

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Help Employees Have Their “Best Days” in 2015

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 10:20am 0 Comments

by Brenda Pohlman

Recognize This! – Help employees have their best days at work in 2015 by fostering a culture of appreciation and gratitude.

On New Year’s Eve my husband and I have a tradition that we’ve been practicing for years. It started…

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Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014

Posted on January 15, 2015 at 10:01am 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Reviewing the favorite posts of other readers may highlight a new favorite for you.

I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click through on the…

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It Just Shouldn’t Be This Difficult! – Eliminating Barriers to Recognition

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 2:13pm 0 Comments

by Brenda Pohlman

Recognize This! — Sharing appreciation and gratitude for others should be simple to encourage frequent, timely praise and recognition.

When was the last time you used a fax machine? I recently had the pleasure (ahem) of being re-acquainted…

Continue

If You Can’t Be Sincere, Don’t Recognize at All

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 3:12pm 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Without sincerity, appreciation and praise fall flat.

When we consult on social recognition, a common (and important) question is, “Yes, I understand and agree with the…

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