Steal This Idea

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Steal This Idea
phone bed call sick
Puyallup School District makes people call and directly talk to their boss or supervisor if they are reporting an absence for a shift. It is a conscious decision.
sandwich sub
At Bartolotta Restaurants' corporate operation in the Kohl’s headquarters, two kinds of sandwiches are available daily—an artisan version and a sub...
student eating illustration
Capitalizing on the popularity of breakfast, the nutrition department at a Colorado school district offers a tasty opportunity to late risers.
orange illustration
A lot of families were hit hard from the recession, so we decided to become a summer feeding site. We later expanded our program year-round, funneling the operation out of our retail location.
millennials group
To create cohesiveness, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas hires 20, sometimes 40, people at a time.
man running illustration
As part of our wellness program, we offer incentives based on some type of health metric. Once a year, we cover the cost for team members to participate in a 5k race.
customer hospitality performance business
Every week we ask our employees to gather examples of hospitality from outside our industry. We ask them, “How does that make you feel? What are you thinking about?
nose taste buds tongue illustration
Beyond just teaching students about food and cooking in our demonstrations and events, we also teach them how to talk about taste and flavor.
sake cups
A friend of the restaurant opened a coffee shop and wanted to serve more interesting food, so our pastry chef has partnered with the shop for menu development.

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