Jonathan Silk, is among the 15 Forbes Coaching Experts who weighed in on the question: Are Incentives A Good Employee Motivator?

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Forbes Coaches Council6. Establishing An Emotional Connection Is Key

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 SilkBridge 3 LLC

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