Here’s for a little Friday morning positive reinforcement:
The Science of Behavioral Safety 101: A Little Praise Goes a Long Way
Never underestimate the power of acknowledging people for behaving safely or supporting others to do the same.
We probably have all heard the old adage: “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Well, there’s plenty of science to support it.
Psychological research has shown us time and again that positive reinforcement is the single most powerful tool in our arsenal for eliciting and maintaining desired behavior. It’s true when it comes to parenting children and it’s true when it comes to creating safe work environments. Strategic use of positive reinforcement is effective and highly cost-efficient.
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