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Recognition on the Road

When Greatness Goes Unnoticed

  Joshua Bell is one of the world’s finest violists. He’s a young, charismatic guy, and he commands hundreds of dollars for a  seat when he tours the world’s great concert halls. He plays to sell-out crowds from Boston to Berlin to Beijing. One magazine … Read full posting »

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Good Job, Good Effort.

  If you’re a sports fan, you’ve likely seen or heard about the 9-year fan at the Boston Celtics-Miami Heat game.  At the end of the game, the boy could be heard quite clearly (amidst the stadium silence) yelling “Good Job, Good Effort” to the … Read full posting »

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The Power of Applause

It’s good to be aware of the blessings you have in your life, and one of mine is that I’ve spent most of my life in New England. Arguably, the greatest tradition we have in these parts is a little event known as the Boston … Read full posting »

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No Recognition = Road Rage: A Tale of Driving with My Wife

My lovely wife is able to find plenty of pet peeves when it comes to me. But when it comes to strangers, she’s a pretty accepting person. However, in an odd quirk of personality, there’s something that sometimes happens – or more to the point, … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road: Recognition takes the red carpet

Millions of people around the world love The Oscars. I’m not one of them. To my way of thinking, in an industry known for self-indulgence, this is the night when that self-indulgence hits its annual crescendo. But my disparaging personal view notwithstanding, last night, tens … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road: Thank You Ed, My Awesome Appliance Technician

(While strategic employee recognition is our usual focus at Globoforce, being intentional about noticing and appreciating good work around you shouldn’t stop when you walk out your office door. In our “Recognition on the Road” posts, we focus on stories celebrating excellent work outside the … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road * Your Employees Likely Do More than You Know

  Last week our Marketing team held an offsite strategy meeting at a lovely, if remote, facility. At the end of the meeting, one of our team members couldn’t start her car. Several other team members leapt in with advice and attempts to fix the … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road: Thanks to Our Founders & Leaders!

  Happy Independence Day! On this day, Americans celebrate the anniversary of the day their founding fathers stepped out in courage to declare independence. On July 4th, not only was a new country born, but so too was a new culture – a new outlook, … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road: Thanks to a Teacher…

“Recognition on the Road” posts feature true stories of sincere appreciation and recognition happening outside of the workplace. As much as we emphasize the importance of recognizing colleagues and employees at work, it’s just as important to recognize and appreciate family, friends, and those we … Read full posting »

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Recognition on the Road: Thank You, Veterans

Today’s post is the first in a semi-regular series on “Recognition on the Road.” While we typically blog about employee recognition in the workplace, the principles of recognition and its power to change attitudes and cultures is not be limited to the workplace. “Recognition on … Read full posting »

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