Rewards and Recognition Should Be Like PB&J

It finally came to me over lunch one day.

Rewards and recognition are just like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich – honest.

I think of rewards as being the peanut butter and recognition is like the jelly.

Peanut butter is made from ground roasted nuts, salt and oil and is used as a spread. Jelly is simply a gelatin product made from fruit juice boiled down with sugar and is a sweet spread.

How do I count the ways that rewards and recognition are like PB&J? (more…)

Top 10 Mistakes People Make Giving Rewards and Recognition

Understanding the driving principles helps to eliminate mistakes

Making mistakes in giving people rewards and recognition can be a costly one you don’t want to repeat. These Top 10 Mistakes were generated from corporate leaders and experts responsible for rewards and recognition. If, like these leaders, you can learn from these mistakes, then much will have been achieved in helping to get rewards and recognition right in the workplace. (more…)