Do you WANT to FOSTER CREATIVITY yet STUCK up in a FACTORY ENVIRONMENT?Time to ADOPT the RIGHT MOTIVATION model..

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Daniel Pink’s book Drive.. Motivation 2.0 or the Carrot and Stick motivation method believed in providing extrinsic rewards for maximizing profit. In short the rationale was , give rewards for producing expected behavior and adhering to compliance standards. Whereas the modern day knowledge workerContinue reading “Do you WANT to FOSTER CREATIVITY yet STUCK up in a FACTORY ENVIRONMENT?Time to ADOPT the RIGHT MOTIVATION model..”

Motivational techniques for stimulating routine work

Routine bound work , dreary , mundane work is something we associate with work that is outsourced to developing countries as well as factories the world over. Since the work is routine , monotonous hence workers need to be continuously motivated to drive desired results. For Left Brain oriented work where work is routine andContinue reading “Motivational techniques for stimulating routine work”

Understanding the science behind reward cues in casinos

Casinos surround themselves with reward cues for e.g. inexpensive food , free liquor , surprise gifts , potential jackpot prizes etc. to act as reward cues in order to stimulate the Nucleus Accumbens in the human brain. The Dopamine or Addictive chemical that flows as a result stimulates risk seeking behavior in human beings toContinue reading “Understanding the science behind reward cues in casinos”

Finite mindset works against our natural abilities

Motivation 2.0 is a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive to explain the Carrot and Stick method of motivation so prevalent and successful in the age of Industrial Revolution. The rationale was very simple : “Reward desired behavior and results to get more of that , Punish undesired behavior and results toContinue reading “Finite mindset works against our natural abilities”

How to make “Carrot and Stick” motivation work for right brain work

Right brain work needs autonomy , mastery and sense of purpose and hence “Carrot and Stick” or Motivation 2.0 methods of motivation can be detrimental and lead to adverse impact. Rewards via Motivation 2.0 seek compliance in terms of IF-THEN REWARDS kind of a mechanism. If we change this to a NOW THAT kind ofContinue reading “How to make “Carrot and Stick” motivation work for right brain work”