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151 Quick Ideas to Inspire Your Staff by Jerry R. Wilson

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Show Me the Money
Cuba Gooding, Jr., coined the phrase “show me the money” in the movie Jerry Maguire. That philosophy can be fun if you want to use cash for some contest, incentive plans, or the opportunity for people to earn extra income. Consider getting some big bills—for example, $100—and put them on a bulletin board or lock them up in a glass case, but leave them where everybody can see them. There’s something exciting about that long green with a president’s picture on it.
Assignment
“Show me the money!” Write that on a card to remind you that doing just that can be motivating.
Each morning, Mary Ann, the sales coordinator for a large manufacturing company, would get a stack of money from the safe and during their morning sales ...

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