Sometimes, the simplest and least expensive ideas can have the greatest payoff. When it comes to inspiring and recognizing people, there is nothing simpler than having every person who works for you to have business cards. They are inexpensive and give incredible meaning to some people, especially those who have never had them.
On a 3 × 5 card, so you don’t forget, write: “Business Cards for All!” Then get business cards for every employee. Set up an electronic file account with your local Kinko’s or printers, so the format will be done and available. Add the person’s name and title, and they’re ready to go. Try to have business cards for employees on their first day of work.
For this tiny investment, your people ...