Reflection: I’ve long been a fan of Daniel Pink’s work on motivation (and have occasionally featured his ideas in previous Pause messages). So, it was a great thrill for me to meet him and hear him speak when I served as MC for last week’s Saskatchewan Human Resource Association Conference.
It’s not often that you hear an author tell you to skip a chapter in his previous book, because his thinking has changed. But, tell us he did!
If you’re not familiar with Pink’s model of motivation, here’s a recap.
Pink believes that we are intrinsically motivated (from the inside out) by three things:
- Purpose (participating in something meaningful and larger than ourselves)
- Autonomy (being in charge of our choices)
- Mastery (desire to get better at something that matters)
What has he changed his mind about? Read More…
This post was written by Pat Katz on October 14, 2015