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Incentives Don’t Work, Yet We Keep Using Them

For those who haven’t read Daniel Pink’s “Drive,” the best-selling book on what really motivates us today, make the time to do so, because it will illustrate to you quite clearly why it is time to stop wasting your precious time and resources on incentive programs that don’t work.  In fact, I’ll give you a challenge […]

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2016 Resolution #8 – Ensure Base Pay is Predictable

Resolution #8 – Examine your base pay program from the perspective of employees, and ask yourself whether they can “predict” changes to their pay. For the vast majority of jobs, hourly wages or annual salaries make up most of total cash compensation.  While incentive compensation may be a motivator for some, base pay pays the […]

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