Category Archives: Reward

“WE” are making money!


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Is Your Bonus Up In The Air?

A disgruntled employee once described his company’s bonus plan this way – “at the end of the year, the boss comes out of the office carrying all the money we made… he throws it up in the air and whatever … Continue reading

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Exchanging Time For Money

Virtually everything we do in business has changed in the last 100 years – products, services, process and technology. Everything but the way we pay people. We work in 21st century offices and factories, with a 19th century compensation strategy. … Continue reading

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Mutiny on the Bounty….it’s human nature

One thing about human nature… it never changes. From Adam and Eve to you and me, we’re still the same. In my post of May 9th, I identified four key subjects affecting your employee’s performance – what’s in it for … Continue reading

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Driving Organizational Performance

“Achieve the objectives and I will pay you more money, don’t hit them and I will find new leaders”. Continue reading

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What’s in it for me?

In last week’s post, I recalled my experience at the fast food restaurant. The statement, uttered or not,  of “What’s in it for me?” is a fair and fundamental question from any employee who is asked or told, to have … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News, and Cheeseburgers

In this past Tuesday’s video post I related the story of fast food employees bemoaning the arrival of a charter bus full of customers. And, what a powerful metaphor it was for employee attitudes we see frequently. From VP’s at … Continue reading

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