Keeping your employees motivated can take many forms, but why not have some fun with it? Check out this small assortment of gift ideas that show your employees how much you appreciate them in a fun, lighthearted way:
If you’ve got an employee who’s a basketball fan, this is a great little gift idea that will provide some entertainment value and be a welcome cubicle or office decoration. The message on the backstop reads: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take!” Wise words.
These fun and colorful “bendy pens” are both eye-catching and a guaranteed conversation starter. Give them as a set, or dole them out to a collaborative team.
This one’s a bit more expensive, so best saved for special occasions or a star performer. It’s fantastic though, and beautifully constructed. A great way to show a valued member of your team how much you appreciate them, and another guaranteed conversation starter.
While there might be a few scattered people who aren’t fond of jellybeans, there aren’t many. In many ways, they’re the perfect candy and great for sharing. The canister comes emblazoned with the message “Thanks for being Awesome!” and is a fun, lighthearted way to both show your appreciation for all the recipients hard work and effort, and satisfy their sweet tooth at the same time. What’s not to like about that?
Okay, so it’s not exactly a ball, but its function is the same, and let’s face it, the modern work environment can be stressful at times. This is a great little stress relief tool that comes emblazoned with the phrase “You Rock” to help boost an employee’s spirits, just when he or she needs it the most.
Sticky notes are ubiquitous in most office environments, being almost as common as paperclips, but why settle for ordinary, when you can have an extraordinary sticky note?
These pads are not only handy, they’re also a great way to turn something mundane into something fun and whimsical, while showing your appreciation.
See? Keeping your employees motivated doesn’t have to be serious business. There are plenty of ways to do it that are also quite a lot of fun. Mostly, it’s a matter of knowing where to look. The best part is, most of these items are incredibly inexpensive, and can easily fit into even the most modest of budgets. Don’t worry, if none of the ideas mentioned above are good fits for your staff, there are plenty of other options to choose from!