This is why Open Source software is ruling the modern era

Adopted from the following great quote of Seth Godin “The most successful givers aren’t doing it because they’re being told to. They do it because doing it is fun. It gives them joy.”

These are the building blocks of Motivation 3.0

Motivation 3.0 is a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive to highlight the new human operating system prevalent in modern day businesses based on creativity , innovation..This hinges around intrinsic motivation and the following three notable components.. Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives. Mastery: the desire to get better andContinue reading “These are the building blocks of Motivation 3.0”

Motivation 3.0 is all about such people

Motivation 3.0 is all about intrinsic motivation and coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive The following quote by Seth Godin talks about the kind of people who will mint money in the modern age of Motivation 3.0 “The only people who get paid enough, get paid what they’re worth, are people who don’tContinue reading “Motivation 3.0 is all about such people”

This quote explains the prominence of Open Source Community

Dan Pink in his book Drive mentions about the fact that Motivation 3.0 is based on intrinsic motivation.. This explains the reason why in the age of knowledge worker more and more people are willing to work towards a cause without being solely motivated by money.. The same has been endorsed by Dan Ariely inContinue reading “This quote explains the prominence of Open Source Community”

This quote endorses intrinsic motivation

Intrinsic motivation is central to Motivation 3.0 as mentioned by Daniel Pink in his book Drive.. The following great quote of Seth Godin endorses the fact that intrinsic motivation is here to stay in the modern era: “The most successful givers aren’t doing it because they’re being told to. They do it because doing itContinue reading “This quote endorses intrinsic motivation”

IQ or EQ, what complements intrinsic motivation?

IQ or Intelligence Quotient is related to Performance.Intelligence alone can be able to do things that are already known in a more efficient manner. For doing “left brain” algorithmic tasks for which very less of collaboration and brain storming is needed , extrinsic motivation based rewards work as the best solution. For doing right brainContinue reading “IQ or EQ, what complements intrinsic motivation?”

Applying the same motivational principles for “Left” & “Right” brain work

For left brain , dreary , routine bound work ideally Carrot and Stick based motivation has been historically used to drive results.. IF-THEN awards for giving the necessary behavior and punishment by prohibiting non compliance has been very successful in the age of industrial revolution. Now that we know that in the modern age ofContinue reading “Applying the same motivational principles for “Left” & “Right” brain work”

What is the driver behind creating “B corporations”?

B Corporation is a designation that requires companies to amend their bylaws so that the incentives favor long term value and social impact instead of short term economic gain. The creation of such a corporation bears ample testimony to the fact that modern day human beings are driven by intrinsic motivation rather than extrinsic shortContinue reading “What is the driver behind creating “B corporations”?”

How to offer praise to trigger intrinsic motivation?

The following 4 ways mentioned by Daniel Pink in his book Drive explain us how to offer praise in order to ensure that intrinsic motivation based behavior is triggered to encourage creativity and innovation at workplaces: Praise EFFORT , STRATEGY and NOT INTELLIGENCE Make PRAISE SPECIFIC PRAISE in PRIVATE Offer PRAISE only when there isContinue reading “How to offer praise to trigger intrinsic motivation?”

The DNA of a “intrinsically motivated” approach

The key ingredients of a Type I driven intrinsically motivated approach to stimulate creativity and innovation in the modern day of the knowledge worker are as follows: Create an environment that makes people feel good about participating Give users requisite autonomy Keep the system as open as possible Adopted from Daniel Pink’s book Drive