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'Alex, you get a gold star. Colin, you get the, uhm, border around the stars.'
Spelling Bee at Ridgefield Country Day School.
Tags:elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, spelling, spell, spelling bee, test, tests, toast, toast, country, country side, country club, high society, fine dining, brie, cheese, fancy, fanciful, upper class, upper middle class, upper-middle, middle class, wealth, wealthy, white collar, class, classroom, classrooms, reward, rewarding, posh, toast
(Jump!) (I'm doing a risk/reward analysis.) (Good boy.) (Accountant's Dog)
Tags:good boy, good boys, accountant, accountants, risk, reward, rewards, risks, analysis, animal, animals, talking dog, talking dogs, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, lap dog, lap dogs, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, dog training, command, commands
"That is the correct answer, Billy, but I'm afraid you don't win anything for it."
Tags:game show, game shows, expectation, expectations, expectant, entitled, entitlement, reward, rewards, prize, prizes, prize money, student, students, grade school, elementary school, teacher, teachers, kid, kids, answer, answers, correct answer, correct answers, money, win, wins, winner, winners, winning, winnings, quiz show, quiz shows, unrealistic
"I have fun-size kale bars for those using recyclable bags."
Tags:kale, health, health food, health foods, healthy food, health foods, recycle, recycles, recycling, reward, rewards, rewarding, hippy, hippies, halloween, candy, candies, candy bar, candy bars, health nut, health nuts, gross, disgusting, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, fun size, fun sizes, trick or treat, trick or treats, trick or treating, trick or treater, trick or treaters, disappoint, disappoints, disappointing, disappointment, killjoy, killjoys
"And now, before we adjourn, Ms. Hunnicutt will announce the meeting's M.V.P."
Tags:business, businessmen, businessman, businesswoman, businesswomen, meeting, meetings, office, offices, office life, adjourn, adjourning, announce, announcement, announcements, executive, executives, manager, managers, sport, sports, player, players, manager, managers, mvp, m.v.p., most valuable player, most valuable players, mvps, m.v.p.s, award, awards, reward, rewards, jargon, morale, modern life
home School graduation.
Motivation for children to eat their vegetables.
'The chef lost a gold crown while he was making the salad, There's a $50 reward if you find it.'
A mouse searches for his television and easy chair in a maze.
Tags:animal testing, animal test, animal tests, rodent, rodents, maze, mazes, reward, rewards, rewarding, long day, long days, end of a long day, workday, workdays, work day, work days, easy chair, easy chairs, veg out, vegging out, relax, relaxes, relaxing, work week, work weeks, drone, drones, office drone, office drones
"You fed me tuna and cleaned my litter box, Harris, and I'm not going to forget it."
Tags:tuna, tunafish, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, chief executive, chief executives, promotion, promotions, promoted, colleague, colleagues, new boss, new bosses, favor, favors, reward, rewards, rewarding, favour, favours, hierarchy, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, cat person, cat people, cat, cats, favorite food, favorite foods, favourite food, favourite foods, manager, managers, management, newly promoted, litter box, litter boxes, corporation, corporations
Ice cream flavors.
Tags:ice cream, ice cream parlor, ice cream parlors, ice cream parlour, ice cream parlours, bribe, bribes, tantrum, tantrums, temper tantrum, temper tantrums, placate, placates, flavor, flavors, flavour, flavours, distraction, distractions, reward, rewarding, bad behavior, hissy fit, rage, rages, enraged, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, pacify, pacifies, pacifying, distract, distracts
"You can eat the one marshmallow right now, or if you wait fifteen minutes, I'll give you two marshmallows and swear you in as President of the United States."
Tags:political leader, political leaders, government, governments, president, presidents, politics, political, melania, donald, trump, incompetent, incompetence, election, elections, judge, judges, justice, chief justice, inauguration, swearing in, oath, oaths, the donald, toupee, toupees, tiny hands, little hands, baby hands, small hands, first lady, first ladies, potus, maga, make america great again, republican, republicans, gop, grand ole party, bribe, bribes, rewards, reward, child, children, kid, kids
"This morning, I looked into the mirror and said to myself, 'Bruce, you're a billionaire. It's time to stop horsing around and enjoy life a little.' "
Tags:superhero, superheroes, cave, caves, lair, lairs, superhero lair, superhero lairs, butler, butlers, billionaire, billionaires, wealthy, wealth, rich, riches, 1%, the one percent, anti-hero, anti-heroes, retirement, retire, pension, pensioner, leisure time, reward, rewards, self-care, self care, comic book, comic books, comic book character, comic book characters, film character, film characters, comic book movies, comic book movie, movie character, movie characters, television character, television characters, famous characters, famous fictional characters
Tags:dangle a carrot, dangling a carrot, dangle carrots, dangling carrots, carrot, carrots, reward, rewards, reward based system, incentives, incentive, prize, prizes, idiom, idioms, figure of speech, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, figurative, persuade, persuasive, persuading, metaphor, metaphors, carrot and stick, encouragement
'I like to reward my employees for doing a good job. That's why I keep treats in my pockets when I walk past the cubicles.'
"Young man, you're the only one who bothered to stop!"
Tags:kindness, generosity, kindness of strangers, the kindness of strangers, help, helpful, reward, rewards, bystander, bystanders, bystander effect, the bystander effect, selfish, selfishness, bystander apathy, psychology, diffusion of responsibility, diffusion of responsibilities, do gooder, do gooders, do-gooder, do-gooders, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
Dave's diaper-changing incentive chart.
"Yes, in many ways the old days were better."
"Come on, Louis. No risk, no reward."
It became increasingly difficult for the captain to reward his crew and still maintain his ferocious reputation.
"I can't give you a raise, but I can give you this 'Also Participated' ribbon."
Tags:participation, participation trophy, participation trophies, raise, raises, pay raise, pay raises, pay rise, pay rises, wage, wages, low wage, low wages, underpaid, boss, bosses, manager, managers, corporate culture, corporate ladder, big corporation, reward, rewards, ribbon, ribbons, cheapskate, cheapskates
"I won it for being the most noncompetitive in preschool."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, education, school, schools, schooling, teacher, teachers, student, students, preschool, nursery school, daycare, childcare, award, awards, reward, rewards, won, winning, competition, competitions, contest, contests, noncompetitive, sportsmanship, proud, proud parent, proud parents, participation award, participation awards, life lessons, modern life
"In my day, there was no reward for incompetence."
Tags:banker, bankers, banking, stock market, stock markets, stocks and shares, stock market crash, financial crash, economic crash, recession, banking crisis, beggar, beggars, panhandler, panhandlers, incompetent, incompetence, reward, rewards, bonus, bonuses, bankers bonuses, big bonus, big bonuses, banking panic, banking panics, bank run, bank runs
'I'm not sure that this degree of competition is entirely healthy.'