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Posted on April 6, 2019 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I've Lost My Elevator Speech

Diversification.  It's a hot topic in our field right now.  I'm on...
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Posted on April 5, 2019 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Get Your Staff to Meetings On Time

When meetings run late, it compromises the rest of the day for the entire department and even the company. ...
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I Made a Mistake. Now what? 4 Tips to Correct the Mistake

Posted on March 28, 2019 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Everyone hates being wrong.  Especially at work; when you've been at it for awhile.  We don't consider ourselves amateurs anymore.  We might even consider ourselves pros.  But mistakes happen.  Here's a story about something that happened in a recent consult I had:

I was working with a personal aide in school and she was horrified that she offered th...

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The Easiest Performance Improvement Tool

Posted on March 22, 2019 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Performance improvement is always a hot topic; whether you are addressing your own or your employees. 

Feedback is one of the most important consequences in a leader's toolbox.  It lets the employee/staff know what they are doing well and what needs improvement.  How do staff know what to do more of or less of without ongoing communication?  It also solves leade...

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Pushed Beyond Limits

Posted on March 19, 2019 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

How someone attempting to intimidate me enhanced my practice as a BCBA and leader.

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Why ABC is a Continuing Ed and Professional Development Provider

Posted on March 7, 2019 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

“Why?,” you ask. Why CEUs? It has to do with my love of learning! #values #purposedriven #AffectingBehaviorChange #continuingeducation #professionaldevelopment

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Learning Outside of Your Field

Posted on March 3, 2019 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

It's not often that I share my personal feelings on the Blog or Social Media.  For whatever reason, I feel the need.

I signed up for a business school professional development course.  B-School by Marie Forleo to be precise.  I've been following her work for about 4 or 5 years...maybe even longer.  She's amazing a...

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Making Hard, Work Tasks Easy

Posted on February 20, 2019 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

In Pampino et al., 2005 article, they discuss using fluency training to increase employee performance.  The authors suggest using fluency to increase the frequency (or number of times) work tasks are performed.  When workers are fluent; responding with speed and accuracy over time, in basic processes, more difficult processes become easier.

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Preintervention Assessments in Organizational Behavior Management

Posted on February 20, 2019 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

In Wilder et al., 2018, the authors discuss how preintervention assessments guide intervention.  "Safety assessments may assist managers or consultants to increase safety with respect to a specific task within an organization. Behavioral Systems Analysis (BSA) enables managers and consultants to improve the ways in which important processes are conducted and managed across u...

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Performance Targets in Occupational Health and Safety

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

In Sulzer-Azaroff & Fellner's article, they discuss how to select safety targets.  When reviewing safety incident reports, they purport looking at the cause of injury, the corrective measures that were taken, the specific job operation that was being performed and if the appropriate procedures were being used.

When prioritizing safety behaviors, the recommended criteria inclu...

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