Welcome to Transparent Incentives!

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This site was started to create a place on the web where anyone with good, clear, truthful information on the design, practice and science of motivation and incentives can contribute and create a resource free from spin and truthiness

Be  A Contributor!

If you want to be a contributor simply fill out form on left or shoot me an email and I'll approve you as a collaborator.  

I understand if you want to be anonymous so feel free to use a generic name and gmail email - I won't care - unless you get totally spammy and stupid.

Once you've been set up - you'll then have access to contribute, add, update, and change content in this site. My plan is to approve anyone who asks - and only curtail someone's ability to add value once they violate the terms of this site. And those term require that you uphold truth, justice and the incentive way.

You, the ones that will end up using the information - or forwarding it to friends and business associates, will be the ones adding the value. You will be the authors of this great resource.

As a famous guru once said... 

"With great power comes great responsibility."

You have a responsibility. 

Anything that goes up on this site will be truthful.

Let's change an industry.  You KNOW you really want to.  
This is a NO SPIN ZONE!

The goal is to demystify what happens with award pricing, program design, communications and program measurement.  

The real benefit is to those that buy programs.  However, by revealing what really goes on behind the curtain we will create a greater focus on the really important outcome - aligning company and audience behavior in an ethical and successful way.  


Recent Discussion Topics

  • Questions and Answers Overview The incentive industry is a pretty closed industry.  Many of the real truths and facts are hidden from the ultimate user.  This space is designed as a Q&A section ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2010, 10:32 AM by Paul Hebert
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Recent Files

  • Free Resource Library   0k - Nov 15, 2010, 7:20 AM by Unknown user (v1)
    ‎Download complimentary budget worksheets, award presentation tips, sample incentive program goals, checklists for setting up a program, and sample recognition letters and certificates of appreciation.‎
  • Travel Pricing Options.pdf   131k - May 20, 2010, 7:19 AM by Paul Hebert (v1)
    ‎Options that could be used by travel supplier to price group travel awards. Provides, pros/cons of the various types of pricing models.‎
  • I2I - Incentive Application Chart.pdf   59k - Apr 28, 2010, 7:37 AM by Paul Hebert (v1)
    ‎Overview of how incentives can be used outside the sales environment. ‎
  • Incentive Program Rules   0k - Apr 22, 2010, 3:50 AM by Paul Hebert (v1)
    ‎Google doc open for editing containing the major types of rules structures used in 90% of all incentive programs.‎
  • Award Matrix   0k - Apr 22, 2010, 3:47 AM by Paul Hebert (v1)
    ‎Google Doc open for editing on the various award types, pricing, value and pros/cons.‎
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Fulfillment Resources Recently Added

Company Name and Link to Home Site
I2I - An Incentive Design Consultancy 
Hinda Incentives 
Lantern Group 
Snowfly Incentives 
Awards Network 
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Blog Resources Recently Added

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Incentive Intelligence 
Hinda Incentives Blog 
Globoforce Blog 
Incentive Magazine 
Snowfly Incentives 
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Books Recently Added

Title
Influence - Science and Practice - Dr. Robert Cialdini 
Driven - How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices 
Predictably Irrational 
Drive - Dan Pink 
Rewards and Intrinsic Motivation: Resolving the Controversy 
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Research Resources Recently Added

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Incentive Research Foundation 
Incentive Marketing Association 
Snowfly resources 
Awards Network Newsroom 
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