Tuesday July 29th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘motivation’

The Science of Gratitude and Well-being

Regularly expressing gratitude is amazingly good for us—and by extension our workplaces— in more ways than we might realize. Gratitude comes in many forms. Researchers of gratitude define it as: “an emotion which occurs after people receive aid which is perceived as costly, valuable, and [...]

PERFORMANCE PLUS MARKETING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE ACHIEVERS 50 MOST ENGAGED WORKPLACES™ IN THE UNITED STATES

PERFORMANCE PLUS MARKETING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE ACHIEVERS 50 MOST ENGAGED WORKPLACES™ IN THE UNITED STATES

August 30, 2012- Performance Plus Marketing today announces its recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees. The Achievers 50 Most [...]

Perks

Perks

Perk up your office Every company would like new ways to motivate their employees.  Although, there are a lot of clever perks that we've seen offered, we sometimes wonder how some of these perks effectively motivate performance.  Certainly there is a trend to "deliver happiness" to employees [...]

Team building with strength building

Team building with strength building

At Performance Plus, we consistently take a look at how communication is working between departments and within departments.  Our Department of Positive Energy (D.O.P.E. team) then looks at how we can creatively increase communication and incentivize our employees to collaborate.  Our desire is [...]

What kind of incentives work?

What kind of incentives work?

In our last post we asked the question: "what kind of incentives work to create the responses we desire." I'm struck by a memory as I ask this question.  I can remember, as a child, having my face pressed up against the glass of the prize counter at our local arcade coveting the items behind the [...]

Do rewards work for everyone?

Do rewards work for everyone?

Do rewards work for everyone? This question came up recently when discussing incentive programs. It's a fundamental question for any company to ask before starting an incentive program. It turns out that in the center of your brain is what neurologists refer to as the 'reward pathway.'  The [...]