Surprise! Your boss just gave you $1000 for turning your project in early. Wait, what just happened?
You were caught doing something right.
You were just randomly reinforced for doing something your boss wants to see more often. The surprise was so nice that you decide to start turning all your projects in early.
This works for dogs too! Reinforce any behavior that you want to see more frequently. For example, if your dog is resting peacefully during TV time, drop a treat b