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Definition of Incentive

Incentive

  1. Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
  2. Serving to kindle or set on fire.
  3. That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.

Incentive Quotations

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
William Pollard

Five centuries from now - barring unimaginable catastrophe - the moon will be developed real estate. There's economic incentive to exploit the moon - the helium-3 will be useful in powering fusion reactors, and the rare earth elements could supplant the limited terrestrial supply of these materials.
Seth Shostak

Offer someone the opportunity to rebuild a company or reinvent an industry as the primary incentive, and it will attract those drawn to the challenge first and the money second.
Simon Sinek

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden

The best move you can make in negotiation is to think of an incentive the other person hasn't even thought of - and then meet it.
Eli Broad
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Incentive Translations

incentive in French is stimulus
incentive in German is Anreiz {m}
incentive in Norwegian is incitament, ansporende, oppmuntring
incentive in Spanish is estimulo, incentivo
incentive in Swedish is motivation
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