Corey Wood MB

The Thin Edge of the Wedge.

50th Congreso Internacional de Recursos Humanos – 2015

I recently represented Kudos at the 50th Congreso Internacional de Resources Humanos 2015 in Mexico City and what I found was both validating and encouraging.  With over 4000 in attendance and 100 exhibitors I was kept very busy introducing Social Recognition to forward thinking companies that took time to visit our booth. Kudos KAPP Partner-Inteval México – Humberto Rodriguez,…

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Get out of the Cloud-Building strong client relationships one jump at a time!

South Africa is the place to be in February if you are from Canada!  I can assure you of this as it was -19 in Calgary when we left for Johannesburg South Africa where it was a balmy +31 degrees, I loved it! After almost a full year of weekly virtual meetings and a successful…

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Canadian Trade Mission to the Philippines-May 2015

Last month I was fortunate to be part of a Government of Canada Trade mission to the Philippines with the Honorable Federal Minister of Trade Ed Fast, Federal Senator Tobias Enverga Jr, Ambassador Neil Reeder and many other business delegates from the Canadian business sector. The trade mission was part of the Government of Canada’s efforts to…

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Unauthentic Rewards. Are they damaging relationships?

Have you ever worked extremely hard on a project, or closed a difficult account and felt like an indestructible work machine with the soundtrack from Chariots of Fire rolling around your head as you stand a few inches taller around the water cooler?  If so have you felt the reciprocal range of emotion as you are…

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Another Employee Recognition Program?… I’m out!

  Oh no… “Another Employee Recognition Program!” Negative emotions can run high in some organizations around these types of new program initiatives. The main questions are: How do you avoid this reaction and how can you maximize the adoption of your new initiative? Its a double edged sword for many companies wanting to increase KPI’s around performance…

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Why am I doing this?

To start blogging about Employee Recognition and Business Development  “NOW” seems crazy!  I have 2 young kids at home, a busy career with Kudos inc., and numerous side projects to eat my time as is.  The answer lies within 3 key reasons. 1) I feel the need  to make available knowledge that I have and seem…

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