Posted by Brandon Carter on Jan 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Kid won't eat dinner or do their homework? You can try withholding dessert and video games, but that only builds resentment from the little darlings. Many parents, myself included, find that incentivizing behavior is the ticket to success. Go a week without picking on your sister? Here's a trip to the arcade. Perfect g...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Feb 1, 2013 9:02:00 AM

Incentives are great. It's always cool to get something, even if it's just a little flashlight on a key chain. The problem is that cool only lasts for a few minutes, then the flashlight is thrown into a junk drawer, never to be heard from again. Except for the most premium incentives, the stuff that costs big bucks, th...