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Giving timely positive feedbackEffective positive feedback is prompt, specific and communicated clearly. Generic 'well done' type comments go unnoticed; praise given in response to particular behaviour reinforces performance you want to encourage.
Summary of learning messages
Praise positively reinforces desired behaviour
Effective praise is motivational and helps people take pride in their work
Be specific with your praise
Be precise about the behaviour you wish to reinforce, reward and encourage
Give prompt, timely praise
Praise needs to be ‘in the moment’ - the opportunity is lost if you leave it too late.
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