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, [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]