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Communicate on the spot praises and corrections

 

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LESSON 6

Communicate On-the-Spot Praises and Corrections

THE SPIRIT OF
ON-THE-SPOT PRAISES
AND CORRECTIONS

Admonish your friends in private; praise them in public.

Publius Syrus: Sententiae, c. 50 B.C.

ON-THE-SPOT PRAISES

1. Tell specific action observed.

2. Tell why action is good.

3. Encourage soldier to continue.

GUIDELINES FOR
PRAISES

Praise in public.

Praise immediately.

Don't wait for perfect results.

Set time aside for praising.

ON-THE-SPOT CORRECTIONS

1. Tell soldier actions observed.

2. Tell why action is wrong.

3. Show how to perform.

4. Encourage soldier to continue.

GUIDELINES FOR CORRECTIONS

Correct in private.

Attack the performance.

Give one correction at a time.

When the correction is over, it's over.

REVIEW

SUMMARY

STEPS: 1. For praises.

2. For corrections.

GUIDELINES: 1. For praises.

2. For corrections.