GOALS aimed at MASTERY are bound to be HEALTHY..This is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

Goals that people set for themselves and that are devoted to attaining mastery are usually healthy. But goals imposed by others–sales targets, quarterly returns, standardized test scores, and so on–can sometimes have dangerous side effects.

Why is it time to shift from a FIXED to GROWTH mindset?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

People can have two different mindsets, she says. Those with a “fixed mindset” believe that their talents and abilities are carved in stone. Those with a “growth mindset” believe that their talents and abilities can be developed. Fixed mindsets see every encounter as a test of their worthiness. Growth mindsets see the same encounters as opportunities to improve.”

Extrinsic Rewards as the only destination comes with dreadful side effects..This explains

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

The problem with making an extrinsic reward the only destination that matters is that some people will choose the quickest route there, even if it means taking the low road. Indeed, most of the scandals and misbehavior that have seemed endemic to modern life involve shortcuts.”

Psychologically this is when we feel happy..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

We have three innate psychological needs—competence, autonomy, and relatedness. When those needs are satisfied, we’re motivated, productive, and happy.”

Setting of ORGANIZATION GOALS needs a lot of thought..This is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

Goals may cause systematic problems for organizations due to narrowed focus, unethical behavior, increased risk taking, decreased cooperation, and decreased intrinsic motivation. Use care when applying goals in your organization.”

The journey of evolution of HUMAN MOTIVATION over time..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

Motivation 1.0 presumed that humans were biological creatures, struggling to obtain our basic needs for food, security and sex.

Motivation 2.0 presumed that humans also responded to rewards and punishments. That worked fine for routine tasks but incompatible with how we organize what we do, how we think about what we do, and how
we do what we do. We need an upgrade
.

Motivation 3.0, the upgrade we now need, presumes that humans also have a drive to learn, to create, and to better the world.”

The innate inner DRIVE in human beings has these THREE components..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.”

Great guideline to MAINTAIN TRUST..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Simon Sinek from his book Start With Why

Trust is maintained when values and beliefs are actively managed. If companies do not actively work to keep clarity, discipline and consistency in balance, then trust starts to break down.”

This is how the WHY of most organizations get fuzzy over a period of time..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Simon Sinek from the book Start With Why

All organizations start with WHY, but only the great ones keep their WHY clear year after year. Those who forget WHY they were founded show up to the race every day to outdo someone else instead of to outdo themselves. The pursuit, for those who lose sight of WHY they are running the race, is for the medal or to beat someone else.”

Being ENERGETIC is NOT the same as being CHARISMATIC..This is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Simon Sinek from his book Start With Why

Charisma has nothing to do with energy; it comes from a clarity of WHY. It comes from absolute conviction in an ideal bigger than oneself. Energy, in contrast, comes from a good night’s sleep or lots of caffeine. Energy can excite. But only charisma can inspire. Charisma commands loyalty. Energy does not.”