It’s Not the Critic Who Counts

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

Carrot or Stick? Part 2

Last time we visited we talked about Leaders that use the “Stick” to motivate others.  We learned we need the rules however, important as they are, they cannot be substituted for “out front” leadership.   Now let’s review the carrot. How do you use your influence to motivate others leveraging positive reinforcement?  Much has been written […]

Carrrot or Stick? Part 1

If you are a leader, aspiring to lead or have a boss you probably get my drift already just by glancing at the title of this article.  These two tools, Carrot and Sticks, are in everyone’s quiver.  The art lies in how to use them, when to use them and where to use them.  This […]