Category Archives: Reward

Business Fundamentals Never Change… Though Often Ignored.

This is the shortest, most poignant blog I have ever written. A “fundamental” yes or no. Business fundamentals never change, though often ignored. They are – maximize revenue, minimize expense, optimize profit. They only problem is the majority of your … Continue reading

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Individual vs Organizational Engagement – 4

 Business is a Team Sport Engagement is not a yes they are, or no their not issue. There is a continuum of employee  engagement. From absolutely disconnected to incredibly productive and effective.  There is another dimension to the issue that … Continue reading

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Overcome Market Chaos With Engaged Employees

OR THRIVING IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS  How do two classic, “All American Manufacturers” thrive in the midst of today’s economic chaos?  The first case study is an Ohio machine tool builder with $150 million in sales. The second is … Continue reading

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Total Rewards versus Total Commitment

A large edition of an Organizational Development journal came in my mail between Christmas and New Years. The cover announced their annual 2013 “Total Rewards Conference”. Hundreds of vendors will be hawking thousands of ways to reward people for something. … Continue reading

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Every employee should have skin in the game

Last week I participated in a series of management/supervisor “refresher” training sessions for a company who has utilized our Equishare System for 10 years. For two days I observed group after group of leaders truly engaged in the performance of … Continue reading

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3’s and 4’s To Motivate Employees

3’s and 4’s…less… not more. The last several posts I wrote about providing employees more information to encourage an emotional reaction to the performance of the business.  This was a highly qualified definition of “more”.  More information employees can really … Continue reading

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Two Bottom-Lines, Dollars and People

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