Recruits are not addressed as “Marines” for nearly three months; they must first pass through the crucible of training. Why is it we, in private enterprise, greet our new employees with “Welcome to the team,” without creating the conditions that make for a meaningful graduation from our own training? We should be saying, instead, “Welcome to the best training program in the industry. In a short but intense time, you’ll be the envy of your profession.
Source: “Mission Ready: Motivating Without Money”
Original Publication: The CEO Refresher
Subject: Human Resources