Recognition is one of the most powerful and underutilized management tools. Everyone wants recognition. Everyone needs it. And recognition increases the likelihood that the action recognized will be repeated. So why don’t we lavish each other with this vital tonic?

We know that when efforts to recognize individuals are mixed with aimage of fun, they tend to take on a life of their own, creating a more memorable experience. And isn’t that the objective in recognizing someone?


It helps to remember that adults are just grown-up kids. We don’t grow out of our need for, acceptance, fun, and play. We fool ourselves into ...

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