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Employee Recognition Wording Examples and Appreciation Award Quotes

Knowing the right thing to engrave on an award is hard. Depending on the achievement or the person being recognized, finding the right words to engrave on your trophy is important so that the award is meaningful, impactful, and treasured for years to come. Not all of us who are tasked with procuring trophies for an event or an individual are also gifted with the art of the written word, which is why Successories has created a list of the most meaningful award messages broken out thematically. Successories motivational themed award messages are a great way to recognize employees' commitment to excellence or team effort during your next award ceremony. Successories employee recognition awards also come pre-decorated with words of recognition or you can write your own message. If you're looking for something to keep your employees going after they receive their award, be sure to include one of our motivational posters.

Attitude Award Messages

  1. Dare to soar.
  2. The greatest discovery one can make is that nothing is impossible.
  3. Your can-do attitude has made a positive difference.
  4. The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best you can become.
  5. It's in reaching for the stars that we raise ourselves to the height of our potential.
  6. Customer service is not a department... it's an attitude.
  7. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
  8. It takes courage to embrace the possibilities of your potential. Having flown past the summit of your fears, nothing is impossible.
  9. The strength of your achievement is rooted in the depth of your passion.

Excellence Award Messages

  1. Excellence is potential chiseled into a more perfect state through vision, dedication and determination.
  2. Like a circle, the pursuit of excellence has no end. We salute your unwavering commitment to outstanding personal performance.
  3. Our achievements are shaped by the strength of the foundations we set. Thank you for your commitment to excellence.
  4. Defining our vision of excellence.
  5. The foundation of excellence is built with the quality of your actions and the integrity of your intent.
  6. In recognition of your ongoing commitment to excellence.
  7. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
  8. Those who attain excellence commonly spend life in a focused pursuit, for excellence is not often granted on easier terms.
  9. Raising the banner of excellence.
  10. A total commitment to excellence is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.

Leadership Award Messages

  1. The leader who shares experience ensures a bright future and leaves a legacy of success.
  2. True stars rise to the top not by chance but through purpose and passion.
  3. Leading with brilliance.
  4. Initiative is the light that leads and the strength that lifts people to excellence.
  5. Leaders stand out by the nature of their commitment and the integrity of their character.
  6. Confidence is a plant of slow growth, but from its flowers a leader emerges.
  7. Your leadership is building our future with creativity and vision.
  8. Setting the pace.

If you are looking for more inspriational words about leadership, check out our leadership gifts.

Service Award Messages

  1. Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
  2. Commitment to excellence.
  3. Service is the lifeblood of any organization. Everything flows from it and is nourished by it. Customer service is not a department... it's an attitude.
  4. Making a difference.
  5. The foundation of any great organization is rooted in service. It is the nurturing force that fuels all growth.
  6. Peak performer.
  7. Humble beginnings and difficult challenges are the foundation of every great accomplishment. Thank you for shining through.
  8. Hard work and dedication are the bedrock of every great achievement.

These examples of years of service award wording can be engraved with personalization on any of our Employee Service Awards

Success Award Messages

  1. Success is a clear reflection of the effort, pride and passion with which a person lives.
  2. The summit of success is not reached in a single leap, but in a series of determined steps.
  3. Setting the bar for success.
  4. Exceptional achievements are within our reach when we stand tall on a foundation of personal integrity, hard work and unwavering determination.
  5. Success is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution.
  6. The brilliant glow of your achievement lights the way to your success.
  7. Passion for success.
  8. Successful is the person who leaves the world better than they found it, who never fails to look for the best in others or give the best of themselves.
  9. Passion is the spark that illuminates your path to success and creates masterpieces along the way.

Teamwork Award Messages

  1. Teamwork allows us to reach the heights of excellence and perform the extraordinary.
  2. Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to obtain uncommon results.
  3. Winning with teamwork.
  4. Great achievements are nurtured with the cooperation of many minds with a common vision working toward a common goal.
  5. Teamwork can be summed up in five short words... we believe in each other.
  6. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
  7. When a team of dedicated individuals makes a commitment to act as one... the sky's the limit.
  8. Coming together is a beginning... keeping together is progress... working together is success.
  9. Teamwork gives us the edge that makes winners out of all of us.
  10. Taking the team to the top.

Enhance employee appreciation gifts with motivational quotes! Our wide selection of corporate gifts adds a special touch to your efforts. Motivational quotes inspire and uplift, fostering a positive work environment. When giving recognition gifts for employees, add a note with on the above motivational quotes to leave a lasting impact. From awards to quotes, Successories.com has you covered for boosting morale and acknowledging your team's hard work.

Customer Favorite Awards and Trophies

Updated Tuesday 06-25-2024
Beam of Light Acrylic Award
from DC of Chicago, IL

Beam of Light Acrylic Award

Solid, Professional Looking
Really hefty, solid award - does not feel cheap at all. Some other Successories awards have a better "wow!" factor, but this one is very professional and shows off the message and logo well.

Custom Photo Acrylic
from Catherine of undisclosed

Custom Photo Acrylic

Such a great gift
I purchased two of the custom photo acrylic's for my niece and nephew for their high school graduation. They both came out amazing. I am so happy with the process of purchasing it and the final product was great. They both loved it and will have it for a long time.

Enlighten Crystal Award
from Tiersha Cutler of Seattle, WA

Enlighten Crystal Award

Beautiful Product
This award was BEAUTIFULLY crafted and served as an amazing surprise for the family that we presented it to.

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