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The Stick & The Carrot

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War Hero
Book Reviewer
#4
wHoSaIdThAt? said:
especially the WO's comment that he is allowed to use both the carrot and the stick in army training....


I must have been away that day!
:twisted:
I know the feeling except that the day(s) I missed was the one with the carrot.
 
#7
Depends on what you're doing. Best way to motivate someone over an assault course is a piece of 2 by 4 and a lot of volume (not that you can do that these days).

However, at 2 am in the morning when on shift and working alone on a report on something boring but important the only thing that makes you go the extra mile to make sure it's the best piece of work possible is you.
 
#8
Agreed but do you not think that Professionalism, Loyalty and "Feeling valued" play a significant part???

The latter two being somethings that seem to to have diminished in importance in today's Armed Forces.
 

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