Article on rewarding success with prizes

There’s an article in the Wall Street Journal about companies that offer small cash prizes for employees that offer ideas that help the company.

This is a great idea. One other one is to look at advice given by Steve Sabol of NFL Films:

Each year he gives $3,000 to the employee with the most spectacular failure. His theory is that to be successful, you have to take risks. More often than not, spectacular risk ends in spectacular failure, but when it doesn’t? Magic.

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