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Transformation 5.0

Carrots, Sticks, and Shocks


Is it better to reach toward something positive or actively avoid something negative?

The carrot rewards you after accomplishing a milestone.  The stick punishes after deviating from the milestone’s path.

Question of the day: the carrot or the stick?

Some say it should be all carrots, all the time.  The stick mentality is unnecessary, crude, and cruel and positive reinforcement works better over the long haul.  Others side with short-term data, which prefers the stick. Continue Reading