July 16, 2014

Building a Culture of Wellness

According to a recent Incentive Magazine article, “As wellness incentives have matured over the past decade, employers have broadened their approaches as far as types of healthy behaviors encouraged.” Taking into account that there is more to being healthy than […]
July 8, 2014

True Story: A Winning Experience for CMAA

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) asked Summit Group to revamp their Project Achievement awards program with two goals in mind: to redesign the award itself and to develop a better process to facilitate duplicate award orders. CMAA and […]
June 9, 2014

Best Practices for Promoting Workplace Health & Wellness Programs

Healthy employees mean happy, more productive and less absent employees. If your organization offers health and wellness services, such as biometric screenings, gym discounts, weight programs, or an employee assistance program, you may have found that engaging employees and their […]
March 27, 2014

Hand-in-Hand – Health and Employee Productivity

Does your company struggle with keeping its employees productivity up? Do you have a wellness program in place for its employees? According to a recent Employee Benefit News article, these two questions go hand-in-hand. Employee productivity is likely to decrease […]
February 27, 2014

Importance of Internal Branding

Many companies will launch new internal programs, whether they are online merchandise stores or recognition programs, and they are launched without a significant amount of attention to branding. What is “branding?” According to Entrepreneur Magazine, “Your brand is your promise […]
January 7, 2014

Peer-to-Peer Recognition Really Does Work to Strengthen Company Performance

Many high-performing companies use peer-to-peer recognition programs to reward their employees. According to a recent Forbes article, “Organizations that give regular thanks to their employees far out perform those who don’t.” Summit Group practices peer-to-peer recognition regularly, and it becomes […]
November 21, 2013

Better Your Employee’s Health

For many businesses today, a main concern is the rising cost in healthcare. One way to combat these costs is to have implemented a strategic health and wellness program that targets the key health issues. According to a recent Forbes […]
October 15, 2013

Is internal company branding really that important?

Usually, when we hear the term “brand” we immediately think of big box retailers like Target, or household brands like Coca-Cola. These companies have developed brands that we have built relationships with, and that we have become loyal to. What […]
October 8, 2013

Maximize Your Productivity Without Burning Out

Easier said than done, right? Not necessarily, especially if your life depends on it. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Americans work an extra 20% more hours than in 1970. Why is that? The amount of hours […]
September 26, 2013

Let’s Get Moving! Be Well Week 2013

September 23rd marks the kick-off Summit Group’s 2013 Be Well Week where associates are offered the opportunity to take advantage of various health and wellness activities.  Each day, a different event takes place including free flu shots, stress management training, […]
September 25, 2013

Case Study: Geek Squad

Summit Group was faced with the following challenge:  Develop a plan to gain loyalty and brand recognition from repeat customers for Best Buy’s proprietary customer service team, “The Geek Squad”. After much brainstorming, Summit created an external demo site that […]
September 18, 2013

Is recognizing employee’s service important?

We think so! Employers, like Summit Group, LLC, who put the time, money and resources into their employees, are in it for the long haul. The real trick is for employers to get their employees to want to do the […]