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Positive Reinforcement Multiplies Through Your Organization

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jan 30, 2014

Let me ask you a question: Are you the problem?

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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, Employee Recognition, employee performance, positive reinforcement, human behavior performance

Quarterly Meeting Review – Analyze Success and Failures

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 27, 2014

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Topics: quarterly meetings, Employee Recognition, Accountability, employee performance, success criteria, Meetings a Cadence of Accountability

T-Day – Don’t Forget the Importance of Employee Recognition

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Sat, Sep 7, 2013

Too often we get so involved in our business working to get ahead that we forget to celebrate moments of victory.  We don’t take time to reflect on what we accomplish.  We miss moments of renewal, celebration, and recognition.  These are valuable reminders of our success.  These raise morale, help us to pause and reflect on what it takes to achieve.  These are moments to shine the spotlight on people who have gone beyond normal dedication and commitment to achieve remarkable performance.

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, Employee Recognition, positive reinforcement, Bone Marrow Transplant, Michelle Wick

Positive Reinforcement – Frequency Required

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 19, 2013

In Bringing out the Best In People, Aubrey Daniels points out that the greatest issue with managers is not that they don’t understand the need for reinforcement and recognition, they simply don’t understand the amount of reinforcement required to create peak performance and a high performance organization. 

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Topics: Employee Recognition, employee performance, Aubrey Daniels, positive reinforcement

4 Rules of Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 5, 2013

The behavior of people is the only way anything is accomplished in business.  Organizational accomplishment is dependent on behavior.  Improvements in quality, increases in productivity, or creativity are the result of asking people to change.

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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, Employee Recognition, employee performance, positive reinforcement

Positive Reinforcement – What & How You Say It (Biopsy Results)

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Mar 4, 2013

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, employee engagement, Employee Recognition, positive reinforcement, Q12, Gallup's Q12 Employee Engagement Survey

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