I Need No Incentive to Write About Paul Hebert (@incentintel) #timsackettday

by Matthew Stollak on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Last year on this day, the HR community came together to celebrate one of its own - the unheralded, unlistable Tim Sackett.  Some highlights can be found here, here, here, here, and my own contribution here

But, that was last year....

Today, it is all about the great Paul Hebert.

If you do a Google image search of the man, you get a lot of pretenders who have the name "Paul Hebert...." but there is only one who carries the influence and weight of the HR community on his shoulders.

When Commissioner Gordon summons Bruce Wayne to Gotham Police HQ, he sends out something like this:


However, when Commissioner Hank Jackson at SHRM needs a particular kind of HR expert, he summons Paul with the "Hebert signal."  Perhaps you've seen it?  

Reflected on the moon, it looks something like this:

When behavior needs to be influenced without rewards, Paul is there....

When there is a gift card to be purchased for an employee, Paul is there....

When an employer wants to offer cash, instead of non-cash awards, Paul is there...

When a drunkard takes a walk, Paul is there....

Like Billy Batson shouts "Shazam" to transform into Captain Marvel, Paul utters "Cialdini" to transform from the mild-mannered Greenville, SC native into HR influence superhero.

So, if you know what is good for you, you'll need no incentive to follow Paul on Twitter at @incentintel, or check out his wonderful blog here (for now).

Happy #timsackettday, Paul! Cialdini!


Thanks for honoring Paul. He is a pros pro in this industry and any of us who have had a chance to work with him know him to be a true gentelman as well.

by Ley Borlo on January 23, 2013 at 4:36 PM. #

Thanks for reading Ley

by Matthew Stollak on January 23, 2013 at 6:16 PM. #

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