Recognition is not a fluffy thing. It goes way past getting the gold star or a bunch of smiley faces on a feedback form.
In fact, a HealthStream Research study discovered a 3x greater return on equity for companies that effectively recognize excellence. Researcher Karen Endresen said, “This study took recognition results from the soft side of business to a proven business essential.” You can check out more here.
We take recognition seriously at Fierce.
In fact, we have a culture committee that focuses on how people want to be recognized. After surveys and conversations, the committee launched our program, Fierceling of the Month. The qualification for a Fierceling is someone who has exceptionally exhibited the fierce values and the 7 principles of our work. It comes with a sexy orange cape as well.
This week’s tip is to recognize someone for how they show up or display your organization’s values. This can be formal or informal.
Who do you think most deserves it?