Meet Tina Gunn Weede, President & CEO, Peerless Performance, Member of SITE since 2009

This article was published May 1, 2019 by SITE After completing her formal education at The Art Institute in Atlanta, studying art marketing and advertising, Tina Gunn Weede went to work for advertising giant J. Walter Thompson in thier recruitment advertising division, where she worked for two years. She started her journey in the

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What Behavior Science Tells Us About Motivation

Business,Engagement / May 7, 2019

Understanding why incentives work and how they can be made more effective by Leo Jakobson | March 19, 2018 There has never been a more innovative time for the rewards, recognition, and engagement industry than right now. As researchers in academia and the private sector continue to unlock the secrets of how and why people

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5 Trends Financial and Insurance Meetings

Business / April 9, 2019

The financial industry, and its meetings, show growing budgets, larger groups and new site-selection priorities. by Lisa A. GrimaldiMarch 22, 2019 Financial and insurance meetings and incentives are thriving, according to new research. Larger groups, increasing budgets and a higher-than-average spend rate for participants are among the findings revealed by the latest Incentive Travel Industry Index, a joint study

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Marketing Teams Need Strategy Too

Business / March 5, 2019

by Brian de Haaff Marketers have heard it all. User-generated content is king. Chatbots are the future. Influencer marketing delivers the most ROI. And what about micro-moments? This latest addition to the marketing lexicon refers to the idea that you have mere nanoseconds to capture your audience’s attention. However, for all the trends and buzzwords,

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Is Employee Engagement Just a Reflection of Personality?

Engagement / February 26, 2019

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Lewis Garrad, Didier Elzinga Most people would like to have a job, a boss, and a workplace they can engage with, as well as work that gives them a sense of purpose. This aspiration is embodied by a famous Steve Jobs statement: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life,

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Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise

by Carrie Barron,Nicco Mele, Michael Phillips Moskowitz Fifty five years ago this month, America reached a hazardous milestone: “peak tobacco.” Men and women that year smoked more cigarettes than ever before recorded—523 billion of them. Only after four decades of slow decline – and millions of smoking-related deaths – did American culture reluctantly jettison tobacco as

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Giving Feedback: Abstract Vs. Behavioral

Culture,Engagement / February 12, 2019

By Stephanie Burns Contributor ForbesWomen Recently, I was fortunate to facilitate part of a workshop with one of my mentors, Rick Barrera. Rick is a professional speaker and trainer, working with companies like Husqvarna, IBM, Verizon and others. He was holding a quarterly training for a group of sales professionals on Intentional Leadership. I was there

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Make Your Employees Feel Psychologically Safe

Business,Culture / February 5, 2019

How To Build a Fearless Organization Interview by Martha Lagace “Psychological safety at work takes effort. It’s not the norm. But it’s worth the effort,” says Professor Amy Edmondson. She explains how and why a culture of open candor—and the willingness and courage to speak up—is a strategic asset and can be developed in companies

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Leaving a Legacy

Uncategorized / January 29, 2019

Posted by SITE Foundation By Tahira Endean, CMP, DES, CED, Head of Events, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) It will always be humans weaving stories through art, motion and inflection who bring our brains and hearts into one place for lasting impact. Why are organizations more interested than ever in leaving a legacy in

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Survey of the Incentive Travel Market in Canada

Travel Incentives & Events / January 22, 2019

While there is plenty of market research on international incentive travel, insights into the Canadian market are hard to come by. This year SITE Canada and SITE Foundation sponsored the 2018 Incentive Travel Market Survey, conducted by Bramm Research Inc. on behalf of the now defunct Meetings + Incentive Travel magazine. Read whole article here…. Posted by

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