Steal This Idea

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Steal This Idea
business card
Overlook Medical Center gives new hires abridged business cards to help with confidence.
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.
reusable coffee cup thermos
Ohio State University upped student investment in its resuable cup program by personalizing a cup for each new student.
baked bread
The food and nutrition team at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison outsources baked goods to a local shop that hires the formerly incarcerated.
trail mix
Penn State University added fueling stations in its units for its workers who need a snack. Snacks include trail mix, crackers, cookies and water.
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.
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.
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.
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?

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