Training the executive monkey

04/14/2008 | Fast Company magazine

To teach a baboon to skateboard, first reward him with mango chunks for just looking at the board. If a whale spits in the trainer's face, the effective trainer shows no response. Animal training techniques work in the office, too: ignore bad behavior, reward even intermediate progress and treat all interaction as training.

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