The Forces of Motivation

What motivates us today? Do carrots and sticks motivate us? How about a ROWE (you’ll have to watch the video to learn what this is)? Or is the secret to high performance and satisfaction as Daniel Pink says, “our ability to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves in the world?” Watch Pink in this video as he examines the puzzle of what really motivates us today.

What really motivates you or your team? Does real, lasting motivation come from the outside (extrinsic) or the inside (intrinsic)?

 

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