Category Archives: Incentives

Sprint Gives Incentives to Employees to Attract New Customers

Sprint Gives Employee IncentivesEven large companies like Sprint know that incentives can make a huge difference in the performance of their employees.

In this case, telecommunications giant , Sprint, recently announced at a company event that for every new customer that an employee brings in, they get a $50 incentive. But, it doesn’t stop there – the new customer also gets $50. Almost like a signing bonus at a new job! The power of the referral. Continue reading

Incentivizing the Wrong Behavior Can Lead to Poor Results

Easy-CommissionIn my last blog post about commissions / incentives, we  talked about Car Salesmen and their Commissions. This time, why don’t we use bus drivers as an example of the consequences  of how incentivizing the wrong behavior can lead to poor results?

Incentives are an important part of any business that wants to leverage rewards for outcomes that can benefit both the employees and the company. The thing is, without proper research, it’s so easy to give out incentives for the wrong things. Continue reading

The Power of Incentives

Easy-CommissionThe sales commission world is highly driven by incentives. Sales reps get paid a corresponding flat amount or percentage on gross profit if they close a deal or acquire a new client for the business.

Using incentives as a tool to get the results that you need – business-wise – is undoubtedly an intelligent move.

But how can you ensure that your incentive scheme works for both you and your sales reps? Christopher Cabrera, author of “Clean Water for a Billion People: The Transformative Power of Incentives” said: Continue reading