How to Motivate Employees and Earn Their Respect

Employees giving the thumbs up to leadership
Leadership comes in many different forms. In a business setting, typically managers and supervisors are looked at to be leaders for their employees. For true leaders, motivating employees and staff is an important part of success and positive moral in the workplace. However, depending on the industry, it can be difficult to keep your staff motivated and excited about working. (more…)
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Team FineAwards.com Takes on the Spartan Challenge

Team FineAwards.com accepted the Spartan Miami Sprint Challenge. CEO Seth Fine and Senior Director of Internet Marketing Jeff Klein finished the full course together providing each other help, support and motivation along the way.  Thousands showed up in the pouring rain to brave the elements which included 4.97 miles of hilly terrain, 24 obstacles and a course that was flooded and muddy.  In the end it felt great to finish together.  If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t ch...
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What Every Boss Ought To Know About Employee Recognition

If you’re an employer, you might think employee recognition is not necessary. After all, your employees are being compensated for their time and work, so why should you go the extra mile to recognize them? Human motivation isn’t so cut and dry. Most people have the innate drive to feel like they matter, that what they do has meaning and they’re contributing to what they belong to, whether it is family, church, organization, or society at large. For your employees, recog...
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4 Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

Employee retention is a tricky thing. Average employees now leave after 3.8 years and are expected to cycle through jobs more often than the previous generation. So why bother trying to retain them at all? Perhaps another way of looking at it is to know why they leave in first place. The often-stated reasons are not enough pay, not enough recognition, not enough connection to the big picture, and not getting along with management. From here, you can engineer your compan...
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Taking Recognition Awards to the Next Level

Employees thrive on recognition. When companies show their employees appreciation for exceptional work, employee satisfaction and retention increase. If an employee does decide to leave, they will likely do so with positive feelings about the company they worked for. An employee retention strategy is important for attracting and keeping top talent. While a certain level of attrition is expected, recognizing employee performance will bode well for companies. There’s a reaso...
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FineAwards.com Halloween Extravaganza

Ghouls, Goblins, Super Heroes and Villains all were in attendance at our annual Halloween Bash. A potluck of food was assembled with everything from Haitian Rice to Baked Ziti and even some BBQ spare ribs. Zombies gorged on salad, halloweenies, and egg casserole. We had a surprise visit from Barbara Rodriguez. Barbie was our Sales Director and helped lead Team FineAwards.com into a new era of outside sales. Barbara has been fighting a battle with ALS and FineAwards.com ha...
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September Team Breakfast at FineAwards.com

It’s time again for this month’s team breakfast and WIT Award presentation. Our WIT Award is given to that employee that shows the ability and drive to do “Whatever it Takes”. This month’s winner is Yoremi Campos. Yoremi exhibits all the qualities of a great team member and is a critical part of the FineAwards.com Art team. The art department and our clients count on her to deliver beautiful and perfect proofs every time. Our owner and CEO Seth Fine got the troops fired u...
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Recognition Comes In All Forms…Some More Meaningful Than Others

I was passing through production on my way up to my office this afternoon to blog about another beautiful custom award we created.  My eyes aren’t as good as they used to be so I was squinting to see one of our most loyal employees clearly enough to figure out if she was wearing a swim cap to work today.  As I got closer I realized Joan had shaved off all of her hair.  She explained to me that her sister was going through chemo and promised her as a show of support she would ...
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FineAwards.com is Proud to Sponsor John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off

The 6th annual John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival is sure to be the best and biggest to date. This event benefits the Offerdahl’s Handoff Foundation which serves needs of kids in crisis. The foundation assists in orphan adoption, mentoring assistance to renew broken families, housing programs, youth athletic programs and much more. John Offerdhal and his wife Lynn have been positively impacting the South Florida Community since John’s...
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Corporate Awards Ideas for Recognizing Your Employees

Employees thrive on recognition. When companies show employees appreciation for exceptional work and give credit when it is due, employees are likely to stick around longer. When they do leave, they do so with a positive vibe and glowing recommendation of the company they worked for. Employee retention strategy is important for attracting and keeping top talents in the industry. While many star employees are bound to move on, recognizing their performance will bode well fo...
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