From Rules to Playbook: Reinforcing Staff Behavior in Workplace.

What are the best ways to motivate employees and increase productivity? This is a crucial question for just about anyone in a workplace leadership role. And, while leadership experts may agree with Aubrey Daniels that “positive reinforcement is the most powerful leadership tool” (Daniels, 1982), managers often find themselves overwhelmed by the multitude of factorsContinue reading “From Rules to Playbook: Reinforcing Staff Behavior in Workplace.”

Cutting Onions: Effective Ways to Avoid Tears.

Chopping onions often leave tears rolling down our cheeks. We shed tears because our eyes are irritated by droplets the onion releases when we chop them. It turns out when you cut an onion, it releases a gas called Propane thiol, S-oxide. When mixed with certain enzymes in the onion, it creates a sulfur gas. Continue reading “Cutting Onions: Effective Ways to Avoid Tears.”