Horizon Newsletter • July 24, 2023
Unlocking The Power of Public Praise

Amplify your team's productivity and morale by harnessing the untapped potential of Public Praise in XBE.

Let's explore!

I. The Value of Public Praise

Public Praise is a recognition system designed to reward behavior aligned with an organization's culture. It's a platform where everyone can give and receive acknowledgements. The platform not only encourages positive behavior, but showcases how organizational values are lived day-to-day.

II. Public Praise Feature

In the XBE platform, any member can offer a Public Praise, and optionally tie that praise to one or more cultural values. Whether it's praising excellent performance or recognizing an outstanding display of teamwork, actions can be highlighted and appreciated. Notifications about these praises are sent to everyone involved, making it a transparent process to all.

III. Primary Categories of Public Praise

Here are the most common categories of public praise:

  1. Excellent Performance
  2. Effort Recognition
  3. Initiative and Creativity
  4. Problem-Solving
  5. Teamwork Contribution
  6. Personal Growth
  7. Going Above and Beyond
  8. Detail-Oriented
  9. Effective Communication
  10. Strong Leadership
  11. Positive Attitude
  12. Helpfulness

Its been great to see customers use public praise in so many different ways.

IV. Opportunities in Public Praise

While the existing categories for public praise have shown fantastic diversity, there are other categories that seem to be underrepresented but offer valuable avenues for acknowledgement:

  1. Technical Skills
  2. Safety Compliance
  3. Customer Service/Client Satisfaction
  4. Mentorship
  5. Adaptability
  6. Resilience
  7. Financial Management
  8. Improvement of Company Processes
  9. Dependability
  10. Punctuality
  11. Environmental Sustainability
  12. Conflict Resolution

We encourage you to engage in public praise, and to explore these underrepresented categories.

Public Praise in XBE isn’t new. But the joy of appreciating and being appreciated never gets old.


Sean Devine
Founder & CEO, XBE