Do you want to know the worst answer I ever hear to the interview question “how do you motivate your team”?
It was this:
I really think it’s all about beer and biccies
Well sorry pal, I really think it isn’t.
My objection was not because beer is a savoury drink, and a biscuit is a sweet food – although that’s grounds enough – it was that something as important and complex as human motivation was reduced to something as simple and simplistic as the indiscriminate provision of the occasional treat.
I can see how it would work with dogs, but people?