Using Incentives to Achieve Goals

Motivating yourself, co-workers and/or employees is always useful in business and incentives are some of the oldest tricks in the book. But what really works? Dr. Ian Ayres, author of Carrots and Sticks, shares what types of incentive programs actually work when motivating performance.  Have you ever heard of an anti-charity? Video 2 of 3…

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Wine, Movies and Love: Data Can Predict Winners

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJZawg2ZPdY] Executives and managers use “gut feel” to make business decisions most of the time, according to a study by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services (BBRS). The problem is, “gut feel” often leads to poor outcomes-and keeps companies from exploring profitable areas that intuition often will not lead them to. “Math matters more than human judgment,”…

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