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Motivating others is often the most challenging job we have. Whether it’s employees, volunteers, students, or players, encouraging others to not only do more, but to do better takes some skill - and sometimes, a little bit of incentive.
A few weeks ago, when former major league baseball player and current reality star, Jose Canseco tried to send his twin brother, Ozzie, to fight in his place at a celebrity boxing event in Miami, everyone went crazy.
I am psychotic. At least that’s what my friends tell me. The thing is, while I do admit to having my fair share of “idiosyncrasies”, I think my reactions to most things are pretty normal and probably very similar to yours. Take criticism, for example.
If we're talking pure biology, one of the reasons people want to be loyal is that it allows them to reduce their choices and essentially save their brain power for other things in their life that may demand more thought.
For many years, psychologists and behavioral scientists have looked into the causes of procrastination - that debilitating condition that causes all of us to put off until tomorrow, the things we could do today.