Some people use sticks to motivate other people. They even use sticks to motivate themselves. It’s limited. If you want to flourish for the long run, you need to use carrots to inspire other people and yourself to operate at a higher level.
This is a guest post by Sarah Chana Mocke. She is an influential leader in the software architect space and a leader of world-wide communities at Microsoft. Sara shares some things that have worked for her in shaping her career while pursuing her passions.