Thursday, January 29, 2009


"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times;it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness;it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity;it was the season of Light, it was the season of darkness;it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair;we had everything before us, we had nothing before us;we were all going to Heaven, we were all going the other way." Charles Dickens

When I think of life in the United States inside and outside of the workplace in early 2009, this quote often pops into my head.

In your opinion, which of the following is the most effective way to recognize an employee for a significant accomplishment at work?