At the workplace this is how FLOW provides a golden balance between anxiety and boredom

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “One source of frustration in the workplace is the frequent mismatch between what people must do and what people can do. When what they must do exceeds their capabilities, the result is anxiety. When what they must do falls short ofContinue reading “At the workplace this is how FLOW provides a golden balance between anxiety and boredom”

Too much focus on EXTRINSIC REWARDS can lead to ethical fading.This is why

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 endemicContinue reading “Too much focus on EXTRINSIC REWARDS can lead to ethical fading.This is why”

This is why a GROWTH MINDSET is needed to play the Infinite Game of Life

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “People can have two different mindsets.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 aContinue reading “This is why a GROWTH MINDSET is needed to play the Infinite Game of Life”

Only and only ENGAGEMENT leads to FULFILLMENT, this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “While complying can be an effective strategy for physical survival, it’s a lousy one for personal fulfillment. Living a satisfying life requires more than simply meeting the demands of those in control. Yet in our offices and our classrooms we haveContinue reading “Only and only ENGAGEMENT leads to FULFILLMENT, this is why”

Choosing POETs as tomorrow’s business leaders

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “ I say, ‘Get me some poets as managers.’ Poets are our original systems thinkers. They contemplate the world in which we live and feel obligated to interpret, and give expression to it in a way that makes the reader understandContinue reading “Choosing POETs as tomorrow’s business leaders”

This is why Unleashing our innate desires lead to a quality life

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.”

Is innovation CHEAPER in the long run? Read this to know more

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “The ultimate freedom for creative groups is the freedom to experiment with new ideas. Some skeptics insist that innovation is expensive. In the long run, innovation is cheap. Mediocrity is expensive—and autonomy can be the antidote.” TOM KELLEY General Manager, IDEO”

This is what Sales and Theater have in common

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book To Sell is Human “Sales and theater have much in common. Both take guts. Salespeople pick up the phone and call strangers; actors walk onto the stage in front of them. Both invite rejection—for salespeople, slammed doors, ignored calls, and a pileContinue reading “This is what Sales and Theater have in common”

Our school education acts as a deterrent towards creating good SalesPeople , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book To Sell is Human “In the new world of sales, being able to ask the right questions is more valuable than producing the right answers. Unfortunately, our schools often have the opposite emphasis. They teach us how to answer, but not howContinue reading “Our school education acts as a deterrent towards creating good SalesPeople , this is why”

Realizing that SELLING is SERVING

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book To Sell is Human “This is what it means to serve: improving another’s life and, in turn, improving the world.”