Here’s the truth about us introverts: We are not going to march into your workplace and make ourselves known. That’s the last thing in the world we’d probably want. We are quiet and often misunderstood for being shy and non-participative.
Generational gaps are frustrating. Yet, in today’s fast-paced, demanding world, diversity is important. Companies need the expertise of the older combined with the energy and drive of the younger in order to thrive.
Author Alfie Kohn, described as America’s most outspoken critic of competition, writes: ‘Punishment and rewards are two sides of the same coin. Rewards have a punitive effect because they, like outright punishment, are manipulative.