Monthly Archives : April 2013

Employee Incentive Programs Revisited

“Show me the money” is a familiar battle cry of overworked/underpaid workers. But mounting evidence suggests that the most effective incentive plans stress personal validation over compensation. Studies by top research firms such as Gallup, Towers Perrin, and the Corporate Leadership Council reveal that the connection employees feel with their companies wield the greatest influence on the effort they put into their work. Major performance drivers include: Trust and integrity – How well managers communicate…

“Holy Cow!” She Exclaimed.

Stray Thoughts: Reflections From The Lighter Side Of AdServices No one says “Good Grief” or “Great Caesar’s Ghost” anymore, but plenty of people still say “Holy Cow.”   That’s pretty amazing when you consider “Good Grief” and “Great Caesar’s Ghost” had some snappy alliteration going for them and “Holy Cow” conjures up images of a slow-witted farm animal. I say we’ve milked “Holy Cow” long enough. Let’s all make the jump to “Sweet Sockeye Salmon!”…