Corky on October 30th, 2012

Autonomy, mastery, and purpose Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward. Bidding adieu to his last “real job” as Al Gore’s speechwriter, […]

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Corky on December 26th, 2011

I have always wanted to go to TED, and here is a prime example of why.   Tweet

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Corky on May 31st, 2010

Dulce et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots, But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame; all blind; Drunk with […]

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Corky on December 8th, 2009

I just watched this talk and really enjoyed it. This guy has some great insight as well as a splendid sense of humor. Yay for Ted Talks!

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Corky on February 24th, 2009

I find this a very interesting idea. The challenge is to try to understand where our creativity comes from. Is it some mystical source touching us from the outside? Or an inner force, reaching out to touch those around us? I tend to lean toward the later, but it’s up to each of us to […]

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