Friday, June 25, 2010

The Motivation Behind DRIVE

Daniel H. Pink, the author of the bestselling A Whole New Mind, offers a bold new perspective on what truly motivates us and how we can use this insight to work smarter and live better.

Here is an excerp from Dan Pink's website. "Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s a mistake", Daniel H. Pink says in, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, his provocative and persuasive new book. "The secret to high performance and satisfaction—at work, at school, and at home—is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world."

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Even Ben Stein Says "Follow your Heart!"

Some great commentary from Ben Stein on CBS Sunday Morning...

"A few days ago, I asked my shrink, a super-smart guy, how he would generally divide up the people who were happy in life from those who were not. He answered like a shot."

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