You have either personally asked or thought about this question, or the leader you report to might have asked you.
“Which recognition program do you start with first?”
Lewis Carroll, in his unforgettable tale of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, gives us a clue to the answer to this question.
The main character, Alice, sees the Cheshire Cat sitting on the bough of a tree and decides to ask it a question.
“Cheshire Puss,” she began, rather timidly, as she did not at all know whether it would like the name: however, it only grinned a little wider.
“Come, it’s pleased so far,” thought Alice, and she went on.
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.
“I don’t much care where—“ said Alice.
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat
Likewise, you need to take the recognition program road you would like to take. Lead by your company’s purpose, recognition needs and budget realities as well as your own experienced opinion.
And if you don’t have a destination, objective or purpose then I will help you choose one. (more…)