Jonathan Silk, is among the 15 Forbes Coaching Experts who weighed in on the question: Are Incentives A Good Employee Motivator?
Published by members of the Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council
Firsthand insights on leadership development & careers
Incentives are a tempting way for managers to motivate employees. But a more leadership-based approach is to leverage relationships and inspire employees to do their best by communicating value and belief in what they are doing. Seeing leadership as relationships establishes a powerful emotional connection and keeps the focus on the value of the person and not solely on the work they produce. – Jonathan Silk, Bridge 3 LLC