Inspiration and Insights

Motivating A Multi-Generational Workplace

Statistically, over 80% of the workforce indicate they are motivated to work harder, and stay at their jobs longer, when receiving appreciation for their work. Recognition, when woven into a company’s culture and brand, has a significant impact on employee engagement and retention. The legacy employee “years of service” programs are less effective in inspiring…

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The Power of a Diverse Workforce

Acknowledge your trailblazers with an icon symbolizing their bold thinking and commitment to unite people from different cultures and experiences: Leaders committed to changing the equation for diversity. The Multiplier Effect – Acknowledge leaders sponsoring one diverse person to the next level of their career. Colleagues – Give a Spotlight Award to those internal teams…

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The Art of Enchantment

A recent Gallup poll showed that 70% of employees are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work — many leaders are looking for solutions. What are the effective drivers of long-term well-being? Enchantment defines a relationship with employees that is deep, delightful, and long-lasting. If you can enchant your employees, they will work harder, longer, and smarter for…

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Win in the Marketplace by Rewarding Top Talent

AT&T CEO and Chair Randall Stephenson recently said “There is a need to retool yourself, and you should not expect to stop…People who do not spend 5 to 10 hours a week in online learning will obsolete themselves with the technology”. He states that for organizations to win in the market, they must help their…

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Employee Engagement – The New Paradigm for Rewarding Excellence (and why Starbucks gift cards don’t always do the trick)

Over the course of the nearly 30 years we’ve been operating our company, I’ve often remarked that employee recognition programs are one of the most popular aspects of our business. They range from the more complex, one-of-a-kind awards that are designed by one of our talented artists, like a hand blown, glass sculpture – to…

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