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An Out of this World Cure for Performance Punishment

A few months ago, I posted a piece describing the phenomenon known as Performance Punishment.

While most who read it could relate all too well, a few said it was depressing as it hit a little too close to home.

So instead of leaving readers with merely a description of the symptoms of performance punishment, I promised them and myself I would follow up with a prescription for the cure.

For help, I turned to the advice of my own career mentors, drew from the comments of readers who responded to my post as it appeared on WorkAwesome.com and the always steadfast, insightful crew of the Starship Enterprise.  Yes, I mean Captain Kirk, Bones and the crew from Star Trek (the original TV series)! Click Here to Read Article …

Are You a Victim of Performance Punishment?

Ever experience performance punishment? Imagine if Derek Jeter were so valuable to the (then) Greensboro Hornets they would never allow him to progress through the developmental leagues and on to the fabled career in the majors he (and baseball fans around the world!) now enjoys.

Or, what if the Cleveland Cavaliers gave LeBron James the keys to the kingdom to incentivize him to play out his entire career in a secondary media market with a slim chance of ever winning a championship? Click Here to Read Article …

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