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Most people in the US as well as many around the world, are now familiar with the infamous Slap at the Academy Awards ceremony. This is a great example of someone harming and a reminder of what can happen if you ignore the harm you do to others in the workplace.
If Will Smith had made amends for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars, Chris Rock’s Netflix Special would have been very different, as would Will Smith’s relationship with Chris Rock, and the public’s opinion of Will Smith would be much more favorable today.
The same principles also apply to the people you live and work with. If you really want your team to respect you and follow your directions, you will use this technique to help differentiate your leadership skills from everyone else’s.
For thousands of years humanity has used the “Carrot and Stick” motivational methods to get things done. Lately, all we seem to be using is the stick. Have we evolved to a more efficient methodology or are we just getting lazy?