Category Archives: Workplace

Employee Recognition: Going to the Dogs

Guest author Elizabeth Creith compares on-the-job recognition with successful dog training – consistent, regular, real – and costly if you don’t do it. In the last post I talked about giving out biscuits as a way to improve work performance. … Continue reading

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So, Employers: The Newspaper – or the Biscuit?

Author, artist and dog owner Elizabeth Creith speaks to the superior effect of positive reinforcement on performance.  I’ve trained dogs since I was about ten years old, and I know that there are two ways to train a dog: You can … Continue reading

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Should Employers Control Corporate Culture?

This is February’s continuation of Elizabeth Creith’s exploration of corporate culture – and why you shouldn’t try too hard to control it. You can exercise a certain amount of control over the kind of culture your business has, but you … Continue reading

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