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Drive : the surprising truth about what motivates us

Author: Daniel H Pink
Publisher: New York, NY : Riverhead Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink. The secret to performance and satisfaction - at work, at school, 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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel H Pink
ISBN: 9781594484803 1594484805
OCLC Number: 861229743
Notes: Excerpt from To sell is human copyright ©2012 by Daniel H. Pink.
Description: x, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the puzzling puzzles of Harry Harlow and Edward Deci --
pt. 1. A new operating system --
1. The rise and fall of motivation 2.0 --
2. Seven reasons carrots and sticks (often) don't work --
2A. --and the special circumstances when they do --
3. Type I and Type X --
pt. 2. The three elements --
4. Autonomy --
5. Mastery --
6. Purpose --
pt. 3. The Type I toolkit --
Type I for individuals : nine strategies for awakening your motivation --
Type I for organizations : thirteen ways to improve your company, office, or group --
The Zen of compensation : paying people the Type I way --
The Zen of compensation reconsidered : are salespeople different? --
Type I for parents and educators : ten ideas for helping our kids --
The Type I reading list : fifteen essential books --
Listen to the gurus : seven business thinkers who get it --
The Type I fitness plan : four tips for getting (and staying) motivated to exercise --
Drive : the recap --
Drive : the glossary --
The Drive discussion guide : twenty conversation starters to keep you thinking and talking --
Find out more --
about yourself and this topic.
Responsibility: Daniel H. Pink.

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Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink. The secret to performance and satisfaction - at work, at school, 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.

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