Publish date: December 29th 2009
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Edition language: English
A well written, short, occasionally funny, and always inspiring and motivating (imagine that) book that talks about the science behind human motivation. Most businesses are still run the way they were in the 19th century, with carrots and sticks, oblivious to the fact that the nature of work has cha...
Got a little repetitive but some thought provoking ideas on what motivates us to act how we do. Might have got a higher rating had I paid more attention to the fact it's primarily about business, but there were still lessons to be learnt for those of us who don't work in traditional businesses.
Most of us have seen Dan Pink’s TED talk on motivation. If you haven’t, go watch it via YouTube. I imagine Daniel Pink making an excellent lawyer (he is a lawyer) based on his ability to assimilate information and present everything succinctly and with excitement.Pink’s main philosophies come from t...
Some extraordinary insights into motivation. A must read for managers and a brilliant read for psychology lovers.
Interesting theory, you might ask, but does it work?The book, I think, has two potential audiences. The first is any individual who feels unfulfilled in their job. The second is any people manager / leader.So I'm reviewing this book a couple of years after reading it, and having had time to integrat...