Flying into Kathmandu over the breathtaking Himalayan foothills is a life-changing experience and it fills me with excitement every single time I go.
In the second of our Industry Black Books series, we have a chat with Rosalys Bryan from Investec and get the lowdown on what’s in her Black Book.
In the first of our Industry Black Books series, we catch up with Maria Gomez from Amadeus and ask her to open her Black Book for us.
Keeping a team engaged and motivated is one of the hardest things a manager or leader has to do. With multiple personalities, the different preferences of working styles and various roles and experience levels all have to be considered. It can be a minefield but without a motivated team the road to success will be a difficult one.
The Black Book team have just returned from a really great four day site inspection in Dubai for an incentive next year. Being completely honest, having spent the best part of eight months without going overseas, I was a little apprehensive about the trip – what will the airport experience be like in the UK, how will the flight be different to normal…
There’s been lots of debate on what the evolution of incentives is going to be, especially under the current COVID-19 circumstances. Agencies have been innovating and exploring different options for maintaining engaging and motivating incentive programmes. These range from individual incentive trips for winners and their partners, to holiday vouchers, monetary rewards and even virtual experiences.
Many people work in jobs they love, for companies they’re proud of, with people they admire and respect. These important connections may be lost with the amount of time people have spent away from work during quarantine and furlough as well as future working patterns that will almost certainly mean people will be working from home. Read on to find out more.
The Black Book team have put their thinking caps on and come up with a plan for you to make sure you continue to incentivise your employees during this difficult period. Whilst people are uncertain about travelling not only overseas, but also as a group, why not give them an incentive experience as an individual to enjoy with a partner or friend.