If you are thinking about gifting your colleagues or team during the holidays, consider giving them some high praise and appreciation. Management consultant, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, says:  “Compensation is a right; recognition is a gift.” Whether you manage a department, oversee a division, or serve on a team – there’s an essential principle to follow that’s too to often overlooked: Recognition motivates, inspires, engages and the greatest gift you can give during the holidays and all year round.