I may have created some little money monsters. The boys wanted to dance with me today…if I would pay them 50 cents.
So I agreed; I like their entrepreneurial spirit.
Then they just kind of stood there. And moved their arms a little bit.
Now I’m fine with that, if that’s how their spirit moves them, but to me it seemed a bit more like at 5 and 3 they’ve already figured out if someone has agreed to pay you for your work, you can do just the bare minimum and collect your wages.
I had a little talk with them afterwards. I now understand why bosses offer bonuses.
If they want to dance, they earn 25 cents for just showing up, but if they want the whole 50 cents enchilada, they’re going to have to put a little passion into their dance.
Let’s see who shows up on the dance floor tomorrow!