We often take notice when challenge coins find their way on screen. We can’t help but wonder “Did we help make that one?”

ncis screen capture of challenge coin scene
NCIS airs on CBS

It’s good to have a design on the ready.

It’s best to have coins on the ready.

In a recent episode of NCIS (S16E22 – photo at top) Secretary of Defense Skinner awards Vance with a challenge coin in appreciation for NCIS saving him once again. Emotional affections like appreciation and gratitude – the recognition of a job well done to a single person or a team – this is what the challenge coin is all about. (full episode recap here.)

A plaque and paper are perfect on certain occasions, but a coin – THE coin – is often a better way to make a lasting gesture that honors the long-standing impact of a person’s service. Challenge Coins are cool, collectible and highly cherished [that’s a lot of C’s] for a lifetime and beyond.

Do you have a coin? Are you ready in your role as a leader to acknowledge team members for a job well done? The best coin givers know that timing is often something that is most important. Medallic items typically take 4-5 weeks to deliver. This is risky! It’s good to have a design on the ready. It’s best to have coins on the ready. There’s no cost for designs. Good news is you’ll be ready to place your order when the time is approaching.

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