Cindy Ventrice is the author of Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works. As a consultant and workshop facilitator she helps organizations implement recognition solutions that produce real results. She has worked a variety of organizations including Cisco, the United Nations, MIT, the Ministry of British Columbia, and Wells Fargo Bank. She has been quoted frequently in the media including: The New York Times, HR Magazine, Harvard Business Update, and Business Week. Her blog covers a variety of recognition topics: www.maketheirday.com/blog and she provides recognition tips to thousands of readers each week: www.maketheirday.com/weekly-tips. The latest research from Make Their Day provides insights into what makes recognition meaningful. With over 1200 respondents, the research provides a clear picture as to the effectiveness of current trends.