Let Me Explain Recognition and Rewards One More Time

What do you do when you want to recognize people? What’s the right reward for employees when you feel they need one?

Recognition, as I have shared before, is mostly an intangible expression of acknowledgment and valuing of a person’s positive behaviors, personal effort, and the great contributions they have made. Recognition is your personal communication and feedback stating how you admire and appreciate someone for what they are doing. Recognition is a gift, not a right.

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Top 10 Ways to Make Incentives More Effective

Simple strategies for maximizing use of incentives

Getting your head around using incentives the best way possible is not an easy task. To obtain maximum impact on performance while keeping incentives meaningful to the players involved, requires skill, strategy and systematic trial and error. It is a combination of both behavioral science and pure economics. Consider these Top 10 Ways for making your incentives more effective. (more…)