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Case Study: Make Them Exclusive

A regional distribution company grows business and captures mind share through an exclusive incentive travel short-term promotion Want to move your people? Learn more about what a promotion could look like for you here.

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Financial Trends: Cyber-Everything

The last year has seen some dramatic changes in everything from IT to electrical distribution, and with the economy still on the mend, it seems fitting that the next entry in our industry trends blog series looks at the landscape for financial services. So, what’s on the horizon for the financial services industry in 2021 […]

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Insurance Promotions: Why Providers Should be Considering Incentives

Let’s say you’re a key decision-maker at an insurance carrier who’s feeling some of the woes of the modern market. Maybe you’re worried about market saturation and how your agents are selling your policies versus those of your competitors. Or maybe you’re thinking about how your agents or CSRs could be communicating your policies better. […]

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What Distributors Do During Supply Chain Disruptions

In the last month, the semiconductor industry has found itself front and center in the news as a result of a global supply shortage. With semiconductor chips being used in everything from automobiles and medical devices to consumer electronics and industrial equipment, the current supply chain disruption of this small but vital component has become […]

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Electrical Trends: Bright Horizons

Hey there, we’re back with another installment of the HMI Blog’s “New Year, New Challenges” series: electrical trends! Each week, we’ve been looking at one of the various industries our clients deal in and discussing what’s coming up for them in the new year. While you’re here, check out our other installments! Today, in this […]

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IT Trends: What Your Competitors Are Doing with Incentives

As we head towards the end of the first quarter of 2021, we thought it might be a good idea to start to look forward and see what lies ahead for some of our clients and the industries they’re in. In this blog, we’ll take a look at a few major Information Technology trends that […]

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Building Materials Trends: Sustainability, Safety, and Streamlining

We’re back with another installment of our “New Year, New Challenges” blog series, in which we take a look at the trends our clients are set to encounter in the Automotive Aftermarket, Information Technology, and HVAC industries. This week, we continue by highlighting some of the major Building Material trends, challenges, and opportunities coming for […]

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3 Key Takeaways from the Nudge.It North Conference

Recently I attended the Nudge.It North Conference, a virtual behavioral science conference that featured a number of compelling speakers from a variety of different backgrounds, including best-selling authors, research professors from top universities, and a World Series of Poker Champion. I’m always learning from Tim Houlihan and Kurt Nelson who did a fabulous job organizing […]

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Prize vs. Praise – The Difference Between Incentive and Recognition Programs

How is an incentive program different from a recognition program? It’s a distinction that often gets overlooked. While both types of programs reward employee behavior, they do so by triggering very different motivational cues, are geared towards different types of people, and are best suited for different situations. Below, we’ve constructed a brief breakdown of […]

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