incentives

Politics
Want to get paid to expand your massive company to new locations? Make every city in the country compete for you in secret.
Wellness
An incentive like this may not be right for every business. What is important, though, is making the choice to encourage
Business
The business-arena is filled with managers that have a hard time recognizing and keeping talented people, which oftentimes hurts both productivity and the mission of a company. Being a manager is no easy task and requires sharpened instincts and a desire to help subordinates grow with an understanding of creating a win-win situation for the entire team.
Politics
Whether this fantasy will ever be realized remains to be seen. I admit it seems far-fetched in a country where about 40 percent
Politics
Ag runoff is non-point source (NPS) water pollution. There is no authority in the Clean Water Act to compel the farmer to
Business
If the people you lead have lost their spark, try looking in the mirror and igniting your own motivation through meaningful values and a noble purpose. When it comes to leadership, the reasons for your motivation matter.
Business
Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.
Business
For many of us, each life is priceless. But when the government considers the imposition of safety targets, it must estimate
Wellness
Giving staffers fitness trackers (or getting them to use fitness tracking apps) is a great idea, as are the health-oriented prizes. But if a staffer is not the office top performer, or within competing distance of the top, would they be encouraged or discouraged to participate?
Wellness
• 68 percent of consumers would use wearables streaming data in exchange for a reward, according to a PWC report entitled
Business
As a corporate wellness program expert, it probably seems slightly counter-intuitive for me to suggest that you stop forcing employees to participate in your wellness program.
Business
Incentive programs are seen as a major aspect of most corporate wellness programs. Dr. Jon Robison, co-author of the book HOW TO BUILD A THRIVING CULTURE AT WORK says that these (extrinsic) incentive programs don't work.
Environment
The MENA region has timidly begun on a path to making its societies climate-ready and its energy policies climate-friendly. Given its resources, it can play a central role in moving to the new climate economy. And yet despite progress, there is still a long way to go.
Business
I found myself glancing up at the register each time I heard it. When a smiling cashier asked if I like to donate, I felt like the small boy in The Polar Express, craving the sound of the ringing bell...and the claps, too.
Business
Thanksgiving is certainly one of my favorite holidays. As an adult with many children, Christmas has lost some of its charm and there are few things more enjoyable than getting fat and watching holiday specials (especially those important football games).
Politics
Rampant hypocrisy: it's why many Americans are repulsed by politics. People are turned off by the "do as I say, not as I do" style of politician. But this kind of politician is everywhere, and so is their rhetoric.
Latino Voices
Understanding or explaining the immigration "phenomenon" that drives Central Americans to the United States doesn't require major academic research or political philosophy theories, because it's a matter of incentives, a concept so characteristic to the human condition and so basic to the framework of economic theory.
Parenting
Don't parents "bribe" their kids all the time? "If you eat your vegetables, you can have ice cream for dessert." "If you do your homework without complaining, you can play Wii." This system of good-behavior-equals-reward starts at a very young age.
Business
We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.
Home & Living
On April 1, 1976, Ron Wayne entered a partnership with Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. Called Apple, the new company prepared