Do the SKILLS possessed by you truly make you UNIQUE?This will give you a FAIR IDEA..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink “We are moving from an economy and a society built on the logical, linear, computerlike capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathic, big-picture capabilities of what’s rising in its place, the Conceptual Age.”

This highlights the reason for the growing importance of “Right Brain Thinking”

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive “What’s important now are the characteristics of the brain’s right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have become first among equals in a whole range of business fields.”

This is why our brain needs to be tuned in line with modern day needs

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink in his book “A Whole New Mind”. “Today, the defining skills of the previous era—the “left brain” capabilities that powered the Information Age—are necessary but no longer sufficient. And the capabilities we once disdained or thought frivolous—the “right-brain” qualities of inventiveness, empathy, joyfulness, and meaning—increasinglyContinue reading “This is why our brain needs to be tuned in line with modern day needs”

This is why “Right Brain” oriented thinking will rule in the modern day economy

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink in his book A Whole New Mind. “We are moving from an economy and a society built on the logical, linear, computer like capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathetic, big-picture capabilities of what’s rising inContinue reading “This is why “Right Brain” oriented thinking will rule in the modern day economy”

This is why “Right Brain” thinking is so much in demand

Human brain has two hemispheres : Left and Right More than “Left Brain” thinking , “Right Brain” thinking is more in demand in the modern day as highlighted by Daniel Pink in the following quote.. “What’s important now are the characteristics of the brain’s right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have becomeContinue reading “This is why “Right Brain” thinking is so much in demand”

Motivational techniques for stimulating creative and innovative work

Creative and innovative work need a new motivational technique , named as Motivation 3.0 by Daniel Pink in his book Drive. For stimulating creativity and innovation , extrinsic rewards can hardly be the solution since money cannot buy true will. So what is required is providing the requisite autonomy to stimulate the mastery driven byContinue reading “Motivational techniques for stimulating creative and innovative work”

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 kind of work that is generally outsourced?

Routine bound work that involves following certain instructions can be outsourced. This is the kind of work that needs monitoring since it is dreary and workers are bound to lose interest after some point of time. For this kind of work mainly the “left brain” working of the human brain is needed.Motivation 2.0 or “CarrotContinue reading “What is the kind of work that is generally outsourced?”

Motivation 3.0 and its components

Human motivational requirements have evolved starting with Motivation 1.0 during the caveman times wherein the motivational requirements was basic survival needs. Then came the Industrial Revolution Age and Motivation 1.0 underwent an upgrade to Motivation 2.0 wherein the “reward or punish” or “carrot and stick” method took off and started showing great results for gettingContinue reading “Motivation 3.0 and its components”

“Left Brain” work vs “Right Brain” Work – Motivation drivers

Dan Pink makes a mention of the different drivers for motivation for these two categories of work. Right brain work – For e.g. work needing autonomy and creativity needs intrinsic motivation as the driver and leads to reduction in productivity if driven by money.