People want to feel what they do makes a difference.
Continuous, supportive communication from managers, supervisors, associates and on the personal end family and friends is too often under emphasized. It is a major, major motivator.
Say thanks and don’t forget the art of sending a card through the good old postal system or via an online service such as Send Out Cards.
Recognition is so easy to do and inexpensive to distribute that there is simply no excuse for not doing it.