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5 Questions Every Mentor Should Ask

Zachary H. Morford, PhD, BCBA-D & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21 Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Whether in graduate school or in a company, almost every behavior analyst will develop their professional skills in…


Developing a Cultural Strategy is as Easy as 1-2-3

Jess Graham, M.S. bSci21 Contributing Writer In software development, you may find a fast-paced, future-focused group of innovators. In health care, you may find process-oriented, caring employees who are more concerned with individual patient wellness. Having the right culture drives…


Finding your business compass: Mission statements

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Angela Cathey, M.A. ENSO Group The importance of a mission statement to your businesses success cannot be overstated.  From an outsider’s perspective, a mission statement might seem superfluous. But, when you are actually…


Behavior Analysis of Sexual Harassment Reporting

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Reports of sexual harassment have become disturbingly common in recent news. Though we are seeing a rapid culture shift around reporting sexual harassment, for many…


Mitigating Risk in your ABA Agency

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Daniel Law, ARM, CRIS The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Dawn Mackey & Jamie Pagliaro Rethink Behavioral Health Your ABA agency faces various risks on a daily basis. Insurance companies and attorneys like to…


Human Resources for the ABA Entrepreneur

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D (bSci21Media, LLC) Dawn Mackey & Jamie Pagliaro (Rethink Behavioral Health) If you are familiar with Skinner’s writings, you know that he had big ideas for the science of behavior.  When he talked about the science,…


State of the Clinical ABA “Industry”

By Daniel B. Sundberg, PhD bSci21 Contributing Writer “Study the past if you would define the future” Confucius “What is dead may never die” Iron Islander proverb It has been said we are in a golden age of behavior analysis….


How Thought Leadership Can Advance The Dissemination of ABA

By Manny Rodriguez, M.S. bSci21 Contributing Writer (manny@abatechnologies.com) A recent article posted on “CNN I report” highlighted expert advice by Neil Dhillon, former presidential aide, lobbyist and “thought leadership” expert.  Dhillion provides advice on “what thought leadership is and how it…


Entrepreneur Magazine: Lead by Positive Reinforcement

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Entrepreneur Magazine recently touted positive reinforcement as the preferred leadership style to get the best out of your staff and customers.  Citing the work of business consultant Colin Shaw, the article…


Provide Feedback Like A Champ

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Giving feedback — it’s something everyone who supervises staff  has to do.  Some are good at it, while others…not so good.  The ability to provide good feedback is regarded by many…