We all need real discipline from time to time

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 03:21 PM.

We all need real discipline time to time, regardless of our age or status. Leaders, especially military leaders and sports coaches, therefore need the ability and the authority to use every reasonable leadership technique necessary to succeed and win — including a "knife hand," timed screaming and even a few unfeminine pokes in the chest or a slap upside one’s punk’in head when appropriate — without danger of losing their credibility or their jobs.

Barry Fetzer is a columnist for the Havelock News. He can be reached at fetzerab@ec.rr.com. 

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