Daniel Pink

Autonomy and Intrinsic Motivation – The Painted Doll Story

Allowing team members as much control over their work as possible is always a good way to develop intrinsic motivation and improve performance. I recently came across a great story that beautifully illustrates the power of autonomy and participation. I’d like to share this to hopefully inspire some of you try this concept out with [...]

2017-06-21T18:47:12+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Management, Workplace Culture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Autonomy As a Motivator – Does Giving People More Control Keep Them Motivated?

Most managers aspire to lead a highly motivated, high performing team. The challenge is that many things influence the motivation of a team. In addition, the team is made up of people having individual personalities. Each team member may respond differently to various motivational approaches. One thing that works consistently with many people is autonomy [...]

2017-06-21T18:49:49+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Leadership, Management, Project Management|Tags: |0 Comments

Breaking the Chains of Cubicle Slavery

 The next time you’re sitting in traffic on your way to or from work take a look around you. Half of the people sitting there with you don’t need to be there. You’re all stuck in traffic because as a society we insist that everyone arrive at the office at 8:00 AM and leave the [...]

2016-09-15T18:47:04+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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