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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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HMI Performance Incentives Gives Away Over $10k and Generates Excitement for Travel

For Immediate Release During a time where travel isn’t possible, HMI worked with hotels to help reinvigorate travel dreams among voters in a bracket-type promotion. NORWOOD, MA. February 11, 2021 – At the start of the year, HMI Performance Incentives launched the first ever Fuel the Dream: Travel Bracket Challenge. This promotion, put together with […]

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The Challenges of Customer Retention

About 4 years ago I noticed that our kitchen sink was leaking. This paved the way to the discovery that in fact our garbage disposal had broken and would leach water down into the cabinet space below every time we ran the faucet or dishwasher. Of course, I spent the requisite two to three hours […]

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Automotive Aftermarket Trends: New Year New Challenges

Welcome to the first installment of the HMI Blog’s “New Year, New Challenges” series! Each week, we’ll take a look at one of the industries our clients deal in and see what lies ahead for them in the new year: the good, the not-so-good, and the unknown. Our first industry: the automotive aftermarket. As the […]

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Enhance Channel Relations with a Holistic Incentive Program

If you’re familiar with the world of incentives, you know that incentive programs and performance improvement solutions generally are designed with specific goals in mind. These goals, in effect, are challenges that the right incentive program is designed to solve. In this way, incentive programs have the potential to offer significant value to your channel […]

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What Sports Fans Can Teach Us About Community Loyalty Programs

I’ve been a big fan of fantasy football for a number of years. Towards the end of this recently completed season, I was trying to make the fantasy playoffs in one of my leagues and needed a win to boost my chances. One of my players was the tight end for the Denver Broncos, whom […]

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