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5 Easy Ways to Beat Fatigue at Work

Favorites, Featured, Resources Apr 06, 2011 14 Comments

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5 Easy Ways to Beat Fatigue at Work

Feeling drowsy at your desk? Low on energy? No matter how much you love what you do, it’s possible to have a “sleepy spell” every now and then. Here are five easy ways to perk up!

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In a Sales Slump? Can Watching TV Help?

Favorites Apr 04, 2011 6 Comments

Last week we overheard our fearless leader encouraging one of our salespeople who was in a slump. He said, “…whatever you’ve been doing, do the opposite. Try something new. You’ll be amazed at the results.”  Our salesman in a slump this week became a superstar, with record-breaking numbers. Could it be that simple? Here’s Tom Kelly’s take.

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All Heart: Christie and Darian

Favorites Mar 22, 2011 4 Comments

GI’s Sales Director Christie Pelham nearly lost her son to a congenital heart disease called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) in his first week of life. The left side of his heart never developed and, without surgery, babies with this defect usually die within weeks, if not days.
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Catch the Wave!

Favorites Mar 07, 2011 23 Comments

We’re heading into the home stretch of “Wave Season”, the period between January and March when cruise travel is at its highest. The combination of a new year with an empty calendar and, for many, chilly winter weather, gets travelers thinking about sunny island getaways and the vacations to come. So, bookings take off.
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A Feather in GI’s Cap

Favorites Feb 25, 2011 8 Comments

Just announced! Grand Incentives’ Creative Writer brings in the Bronze

PASADENA, CA– The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) today announced that Lisa Codianne Fowler won the Bronze Award in the 2010 annual awards competition for her feature story, “Getting Personal in the British Virgin Islands”. This awards competition, now in its 19th year, honors the “best of the best” in travel writing, photography and promotion that covers all aspects of the travel industry worldwide.
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As summer airfares soar

Favorites Feb 22, 2011 6 Comments

GRAND AIR CARD OFFERS SAVINGS

As summer airfares soar

The Grand Air Card now holds even greater consumer appeal as summer airfares increase. The card can be purchased in increments of $100 or $500 and is valid for discounts on round-trip flights of $200 or more. In light of the following breaking news, the Grand Air Card offers a higher perceived value than ever before.
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Fuel Prices Skyrocket; Rebates Save the Day

Favorites Feb 08, 2011 1 Comment

The price of oil is poised for another run at $100 a barrel after a global economic rebound sent it surging 34 percent since May. That could push gasoline prices to $4 a gallon by summer in some parts of the country, experts say. Gasoline expert Fred Rozell predicts that as many as 15 states will see gasoline prices top $4 a gallon by Memorial Day. “A dollar more per gallon isn’t that much – probably about $750 more per year for each motorist, but there’s a psychological aspect to gas prices,” he said. “People are going to be up in arms about this.” John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil and author of “Why We Hate The Oil Companies,” predicts Americans will pay $5 per gallon for gasoline by 2012.*
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A Star is Born

Favorites Feb 08, 2011 2 Comments

We recently produced a short, engaging video about how and why incentives work. The soon-to-be-released clip stars Grand Incentive’s charismatic Director of Adventure Travel, Michael Flanagan. Once you see the video, you’ll know why Michael was selected, hands-down, to deliver our important message. A veteran business Guru, he is passionate about the power of incentives. And it shows.

“It’s time to incentivize,” Michael booms. “Finding new customers while retaining current customers keeps our revenue flowing. So it makes sense to keep our customers happy, motivated and incentivized!”
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Why and How Incentives Work

Favorites Feb 08, 2011 1 Comment

Why and How Incentives Work

Employees and customers are your most valuable assets. Doesn’t it make sense to keep them motivated and happy? Incentive programs provide an effective tool to close more sales, sell more product, drive customer traffic to your online or retail location, set more appointments, increase referrals, retain customers and improve and reward employee/sales performance.
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