Short post motivated by a comment made in the debate last night. Not here to argue politics but I will argue that new perspectives and new ideas are needed across the board – in business and in government. Just makes sense. We can’t run our businesses like we did in the 19th century any more than we can run our government that way.
But… during the debate last night Marco Rubio said:
“If you raise the minimum wage, you’re going to make people more expensive than a machine.”
Yes you will. And, as stewards of stockholder/stakeholder investments, companies should look for ways to increase profits and increase returns.
Read the whole post over at What Is Paul Thinking? (an FOT contributor blog).
Paul Hebert is Vice President of Individual Performance Strategy at Creative Group Inc, writer, speaker and consultant. Paul focuses on influencing behaviors and driving business results through employees, channel partners and consumers. He is dedicated to creating true emotional connections often overlooked in our automated, tech-enabled world. 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.