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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Hardcover – December 29, 2009
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"Pink makes a convincing case that organizations ignore intrinsic motivation at their peril."
"Persuasive . . .Harnessing the power of intrinsic motivation rather than extrinsic remuneration can be thoroughly satisfying and infinitely more rewarding."
"These lessons are worth repeating, and if more companies feel emboldened to follow Mr. Pink's advice, then so much the better."
-Wall Street Journal
"Pink is rapidly acquiring international guru status . . . He is an engaging writer, who challenges and provokes."
"Pink's ideas deserve a wide hearing. Corporate boards, in fact, could do well by kicking out their pay consultants for an hour and reading Pink's conclusions instead."
"Pink's deft traversal of research at the intersection of psychology and economics make this a worthwhile read-no sticks necessary."
"[Pink] continues his engaging exploration of how we work."
"Pink's a gifted writer who turns even the heaviest scientific study into something digestible-and often amusing-without losing his intellectual punch."
-New York Post
"A worthwhile read. It reminds us that those of us on the right side of the brain are driven furthest and fastest in pursuit of what we love."
-Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Pink's analysis--and new model--of motivation offers tremendous insight into our deepest nature."
"Important reading...an integral addition to a growing body of literature that argues for a radical shift in how businesses operate."
"Drive is the rare book that will get you to think and inspire you to act. Pink makes a strong, science-based case for rethinking motivation--and then provides the tools you need to transform your life."
-Dr. Mehmet Oz, co-author of YOU: The Owners Manual
About the Author
Daniel H. Pink is the author of five books, including To Sell Is Human and the long-running New York Times bestsellers A Whole New Mind and Drive. His books have been translated into thirty-three languages and have sold more than a million copies in the United States alone. Pink lives with his family in Washington, D.C.
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Overall, good insight into what drives people to be successful but take the suggestions and apply them accordingly.
As a headhunter, recruiting a professional away from their current company to a new opportunity has very little to do with the traditional â€œcarrotâ€ aka money. Professionals who are motivated by challenge, autonomy, and purpose are the most desirable.
Pink explains these â€œsecretsâ€ of motivation in the 21st century include autonomy, mastery and purpose.
Yet many business today have yet to recognize this fact and continue to try to motivate their employees with the archaic management method of Carrot and Stick.
In the day and age where skilled talent is difficult to find, recruit and retain â€“ management MUST recognize this motivational and behavioral fact. The book Drive is a must read for every manager and executive who wants the best for their staff and company.
Daniel ties into something that Seth Godin is also talking about recently with the idea that we are moving from the Industrial Generation, to an more Connected Generation. Since the goals and guidelines are changing, they way that people are motivated has to change as well. One of the surprising out-takes is that the research this is based upon is not new, this is not a NEW phenomenon. The genesis of the idea was first published in the 1940's and the resurfaced again in the mid 1990's.
It is in interesting read.
I would recommend this to anyone in a management position as well as any owners of medium to large businesses. Such an interesting read and I hope this is the future of the American workplace.
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