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Aubrey C. Daniels

How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement

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    One big idea: Don’t obsess over mistakes but reinforce good work.

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    This time, we’d like to talk about the impact of recognizing and rewarding good work on team dynamics and employee motivation. You’ll discover how traditional management approaches, focused on fixing mistakes and disciplining poor behavior, can actually hinder productivity. Let’s dive in.

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    What is Bringing Out the Best in People about?

    Bringing Out the Best in People (first released in 1994) explores how positive reinforcement can drive behavioral change and improve performance, whether in a corporate setting, educational context or personal life.

    Who should read Bringing Out the Best in People?

    • Managers tackling performance issues
    • Employees aiming for self-improvement
    • Educators and parents interested in behavior management

    About the Author

    Aubrey C. Daniels is an expert on management, leadership, and workplace issues. He’s the founder of Aubrey Daniels International, a consulting firm that works with businesses to apply scientifically-proven behavioral principles to drive performance improvement. He’s also authored many popular books on performance management including Performance Management.

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