7. Use Rewards to Foster Loyalty (A. Reward Good Behavior)

LESSON 7 A. REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR 7. Use Rewards to Foster Loyalty Every organization has a loyalty factor. Loyalty can be strong or weak, but it has to go both ways. If you want loyalty from your people, you have to give loyalty to them. That means finding...

6. It’s the Thought That Counts (A. Reward Good Behavior)

LESSON 6 A. REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR 6. It’s the Thought That Counts As a leader in the military, I couldn’t always reward my subordinates with vacation time because of constraints such as rotating shift work or involvement in a war. Nor could I give them cash; we aren’t...

5. Don’t Make Change Complicated (A. Reward Good Behavior)

LESSON 5 A. REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR 5. Don’t Make Change Complicated There are many ways to change an employee incentive program. The simplest and my personal favorite is to redefine “performance appraisals.” This solution is sensible rather than revolutionary, and it...

4. Employee Rewards Programs (A. Reward Good Behavior)

LESSON 4 A. REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR 4. Employee Rewards Programs In his book Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It, Marshall Goldsmith makes a point about the human condition that we as managers are all too familiar with. “Our default...