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Budgeting for Sales Incentives

We’re in the thick of budgeting for the coming year, and quite often we’re asked by clients, “how much should I allocate for incentives this year?” That’s always a difficult question to answer, because the sweet spot in spend for your situation is, well, situational. We look at it like this: if you design your incentive right, it not only …

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Incentive Research Foundation Names Susan Adams Chair Elect in 2023

[New Brunswick, NJ] (October 25, 2022) – Next Level Performance, an industry leader in group travel, meetings and events, is pleased to announce that Susan Adams has been named Chair Elect of the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) Executive Committee for 2023. Susan is the current Vice President of Engagement Strategies & Corporate Services at Next Level Performance. She is an accomplished industry veteran, …

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Next Level Performance Announces Leadership Advancements in Group Travel

[New Brunswick, NJ] (October 14, 2022) – Next Level Performance, an industry leader in group travel, meetings and events, is pleased to share a series of promotions and advancements in our travel operations team. “After a period of rapid growth and the successful delivery of the biggest travel season in our history, we are pleased to announce the promotion of several members of …

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A Case For Incentives

As You’re Budgeting for ’23, Plan for Incentives Incentives, rewards, and loyalty programs can have a remarkable impact on the success of your business. As we enter Q4 and the planning season or 2023, we’ve outlined some of the key benefits of budgeting for performance-based incentive programs. Focus on sales performance Incentive programs allow you to quickly focus the behavior …

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Resignation, Regret, And  A Shifting Baseline

A recent survey of nearly 1,300 Americans conducted by Resume Builder shows that about 23% of employees will seek new jobs in 2022. Other surveys put the numbers much higher.  A tight labor market drives people to push for higher salaries and better benefits. They see that a flexible work culture leads to a better work-life balance. So “the grass is always greener” takes hold, and leads to The Great Recession.

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The Great Resignation is Here. Now What?

Whether crafting a program to promote employee happiness and therefore company loyalty, or a program to incentivize achieving a sales highpoint or safety milestone, project completion or other company or departmental objective, there are dozens of considerations, best practices to emulate, as well as pitfalls to avoid.

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Celebrating 45 Years

It’s time to celebrate our 45th Work Anniversary. Our company was founded in 1976 by Jim Dittman. He wanted to create a place where he would want to work not necessarily a big company, but a great company. In the years since, we have grown into a vibrant organization focused on helping companies move their people to the next level.