Rewards. We all love ‘em. Sure, it’s not like you’ll ever turn down your yearly bonus. But don’t you find that the luster of a shiny bonus wears off year after year? That the appreciation you’re meant to feel, now feels almost… expected? Businesses are built by humans, for humans. So, why not invest in a system created specifically for the human mind? This is where the science of variable rewards comes in.
Success means continuing to strive for greatness, even if you’re on track for executive lobster lunches with Mark Cuban. Here are some insights into what makes a successful professional, so you can jot ‘em down in your journal, in bullet point form.
What an exciting time to be alive! One word: innovation. If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that the world is changing at a rapid pace. CEO Andrew Barnes dares to change the game with one BIG idea: four day work weeks (with five day pay).
As a manager of a creative team, you know that it’s no easy job! Tracking progress, motivating your team, and finding the balance between guidance and leaving enough space for creativity is a challenging task. So how can you be hands-off, while still creating the structure and motivation needed for your team to do their best work?
Sales is hard. (Yep, we said it so you don’t have to) It’s okay to acknowledge that what you and your team do is a daily grind and isn’t for the faint of heart. As a sales manager, how do you solve the age-old industry problem of: How do you motivate your sales team? How do you leave them feeling empowered? We here at Surprise believe we have the answer for you, but it may not be what you think.
People are doing their jobs well. Okay, well enough. They hit their marks, they fill their quotas, they don’t make many mistakes. They’re fulfilling their job descriptions, adequately. And they’re languishing... First, it’s best to assume that complacency exists. What are the signs to look for?
5 ways to be more YOU at work: Why being yourself is the greatest asset to your company and your happiness.
We all have a “work version” of ourselves. It can be hard to confidently let your personality shine through. What if people feel that it’s too much? That you’re too much? Here are five ways to be more YOU at work.
If you’re hiring a new employee and you want to get it right the first go-round, here are 4 tips on where you need to start.
Disengaged employees who stay aren’t any better for the bottom line. They reduce productivity and impact revenue gains, whether they’re driving away customers with lackluster service or simply not putting their whole selves into the work.
For your company to achieve its strategic goals, you need the right talent on hand, but the time and money necessary to find and keep quality employees in this economy is rising. Below, we explore what this booming job market means for your HR team along with strategies you can employ for winning the talent war.