A look at how these common workplace strategies target the human LIMBIC brain..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by David Rock from the book Your Brain at Work “In the workplace, increasing a sense of certainty comes from having a better understanding of the big picture. You could reward someone by giving him or her access to more information. Some innovative firms allow all employees accessContinue reading “A look at how these common workplace strategies target the human LIMBIC brain..”

Isn’t it such a SHAME that offices still aim for COMPLIANCE over ENGAGEMENT?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “Living a satisfying life requires more than simply meeting the demands of those in control. Yet in our offices and our classrooms we have way too much compliance and way too little engagement. The former might get you through the day,Continue reading “Isn’t it such a SHAME that offices still aim for COMPLIANCE over ENGAGEMENT?”

INTRINSIC MOTIVATION has a direct relationship with CREATIVITY..This is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation—the drive do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing—is essential for high levels of creativity.”

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 everyContinue reading “Why is it time to shift from a FIXED to GROWTH mindset?”

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 endemicContinue reading “Extrinsic Rewards as the only destination comes with dreadful side effects..This explains”

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 weContinue reading “The journey of evolution of HUMAN MOTIVATION over time..”