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Some Drive time on NPR

The way ideas spread is pretty simple: Conversation by conversation. One engaged person talks with another engaged person — and out of that daisy chain of human interactions come new ways to navigate our lives. One of the best and most enduring forums for conversation is public radio. And in the past week, I’ve had […]

DRIVE: The Summaries

TWITTER SUMMARY Carrots & sticks are so last century. Drive says for 21st century work, we need to upgrade to autonomy, mastery & purpose. COCKTAIL PARTY SUMMARY When it comes to motivation, there’s a gap between what science knows and what business does. Our current business operating system–which is built around external, carrot-and-stick motivators–doesn’t work […]


Summer Reading: Daniel Pink (Marketplace, American Public Media, August 1 2011) Why bosses need to show their soft side (Telegraph, July 17, 2011) Forget shareholders, maximise consumer value instead (Telegraph, June 18, 2011) Employees are faster and more creative when solving other people’s problems (Telegraph, May 22, 2011) Why we all need a ‘To Don’t’ […]

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