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From Honest and Equal Opportunity to the Problem with Rewards

By: Jaime Neely - Jul 17, 2014
Leaders and managers are constantly searching for new ways to empower employees and these curated keynotes pinpoint a variety of effective methods.

Many individuals believe that offering bonuses or other times of incentives is a fail-proof way to motivate employees and to empower them to take ownership of their work. Dan Pink's speech, however, suggests otherwise. He argues that people in general become less motivated and less productive when monetary rewards are on the line. On the flip side, people will worked harder when they're aren't clear incentives.

Bob Nelson believes that the most effective way to empower employees by creating a close-knit environment between colleagues. He believes that managers are responsible for the success of employees and can empower and motivate them by creating a supportive environment and by including them in important decisions.

Make sure to check out all of the videos featured here to learn more ways to empower employees on your team.