I’m going to go small today and not get all long-winded and preachy. I just want you to know how to influence behavior and drive performance in your business.
New Agey Motivation Theory
If you were alive about 5 years ago and in business you probably were hit over the head multiple times with the book “Drive – The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.”
And you were probably hugely influenced by the up swell in pop psychology contained in the book. If you were like a vast majority of business people you immediately cancelled all your incentive activities and instituted an “AMP” (autonomy, mastery, purpose) plan, sat back and waited for your employees to leap at the opportunity to be “motivated” in a 3.0 way (as the book suggests.)
Read the whole post over at Symbolist (an FOT contributor blog).
Paul Hebert is Senior Account Executive at WorkStride, Inc, and a writer, speaker and consultant. Paul focuses on helping connect best-in-class incentive technology platform to behaviors you need drive business results through employees, channel partners and consumers.
Using proven motivational theory, behavioral economics and social psychology he has driven extraordinary company performance for his clients. Paul is widely considered an expert on motivation, incentives, and engagement.
Other notable activities:
- Interviewed by the BBC on executive motivation and pay
- Quoted three times in USATODAY as an expert in incentives and channel travel programs
- Published in Loyalty360 magazine
- Writer and founding member of the editorial advisory board at the HRExaminer website
- Contributing author of “Enterprise Engagement: The Textbook: A Roadmap to Achieving Organizational Results Through People”
- Contributing author of 3 books on social media “The Age of Conversation #1, #2, and #3”