Greatness demands farsightedness , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “Greatness and nearsightedness are incompatible. Meaningful achievement depends on lifting one’s sights and pushing toward the horizon.”

Asking right questions can lead to BREAKTHROUGHS , this is how

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “Asking “Why?” can lead to understanding. Asking “Why not?” can lead to breakthroughs.”

This is why GOOD DESIGN is all about ATTITUDE

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.” —PAOLA ANTONELLI, curator of architecture and design, Museum of Modern Art”

Goals imposed by self vs others – A great insight

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.”

Do you often PRAISE your child for being SMART?This would make you think

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “Children who are praised for “being smart” often believe that every encounter is a test of whether they really are. So to avoid looking dumb, they resist new challenges and choose the easiest path. By contrast, kids who understand that effortContinue reading “Do you often PRAISE your child for being SMART?This would make you think”

Know these three innate psychological needs of all human beings

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.”

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”