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Creating an Exciting Incentives Program for Your Team

Guest post by Adrienne Erin

If your company is looking to reward and recognize hardworking employees, then you need to implement an incentive program. Although incentives such as bonuses and commissions are easy go-tos, especially in the world of sales, there are many other things companies can do for their employees that are both rewarding for the worker and lucrative for you. After all, incentives programs are a great way to motivate the top-of-the-line performance that goes right to your bottom line.

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“Quality Time” at Work – How to Create and Quantify It

We tend to think of quality time as the precious hours we spend memory-making with loved ones.  And yet, the reality is that we spend more time with those we work with. So why does it follow that we therefore don’t view time spent in the workplace with our co-workers as “quality time”. Or is that too strange a concept for people to grasp, when we so often talk about improving our work-life balance in favor of life?

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How to Motivate Employees: 10 Actionable Ideas

“How to motivate employees” is the most common query typed into Google by managers and HR professionals, attracting over 8,100 searches per month. This shouldn’t be surprising when you consider that staff motivation is a universal problem faced by all companies and does not have a single solution. There are a lot of different ideas that managers can employ to boost motivation. However, the question of which methods should actually be implemented must ultimately be determined by the manager with regard to their circumstances.

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Bad Boss Blues: Four Morale-Sapping Mistakes To Avoid

Guest post by Rianne Hunter

Although bosses have a variety of responsibilities that they must complete in order to ensure that their businesses function well, maintaining positive, productive relationships with their employees can be one of their most difficult tasks to accomplish. Unfortunately, many bosses find themselves engaging in activities that actually detract from the development of good relationships with their employees. If you’re trying to avoid being a bad boss, be sure to side-step these four morale-sapping mistakes:

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