There’s a question we get asked when we meet customers for the first time. It’s a question that should be asked of any company that claims to innovate across an entire business sector: “Do you drink your own champagne? Does Globoforce spend its money on a full-featured social recognition practice?”

Yes, it does. Our social recognition program is called Globostars. Everyone participates. When you walk into our offices, you’ll see the Globostars awards feed on a big screen, calling out the latest employees to be recognized for living our company values. That’s the obvious sign we’re true believers.

But there’s an even more public sign of our commitment to the principles in this book. Globoforce was named to several lists of best places ...

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