Dan Pink on the Modus Operandi of Motivation

    Jan 24, 2019

    Work + produce = reward. This is thought to be the algorithm that inspires efficiency across the workforce. In this episode of Edgewise, best-selling author Dan Pink discusses his findings, based on over 40 years of research: that the stimulus for success isn’t just the almighty dollar but the presence of autonomy, mastery, and purpose in an employees work life. Pink shares tactics to tap into and harness one’s personal rhythm of productivity, to empower peak performance and to make lasting contributions to within an organization.

    He is the author of New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling books including Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need, and Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. He has written articles on business and technology for the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor, and he has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad.

    Pink served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speech writer for Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich. He received a BA from Northwestern University and a JD from Yale Law School.
    Dan Pink debunks the carrot and stick approach to motivating employees

    Work + produce = reward. This is thought to be the algorithm that inspires efficiency across the workforce.

    Best-selling author Dan Pink discusses his findings, based on over 40 years of research that the stimulus for success isn’t just the almighty dollar but the presence of autonomy, mastery, and purpose in an employees work life. Pink shares tactics to tap into and harness one’s personal rhythm of productivity, to empower peak performance and to make lasting contributions to within an organization. 



     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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