Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates US

by Daniel Pink - September 2012

Course# TD1596

Note: This course is capped at 18 participants.

Categories: Work/Life Wellness, Leadership, and Supervision/Management

Level: Fundamental

Pre-requisites: Participants are encouraged to read this selection before attending the discussion.

Target Audience: Individuals interested in reading professional development themed books and then meeting to discuss thoughts, ideas and opinions with others.

Editorial Review from Publisher: From Daniel H. Pink, the author of the groundbreaking bestseller A Whole New Mind , comes his next big idea book: a paradigm-changing examination of what truly motivates us and how to harness that knowledge to find greater satisfaction in our lives and our work. We’ve been conditioned to think that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is through external rewards like money—the carrot-and-the-stick approach. That’s a mistake, Daniel H. Pink says in his transformative new book. The key to high performance and satisfaction is intrinsic, internal motivation: the desire to follow your own interests and understand the benefits in them for you. And Pink has discovered thirty years of scientific data that confirm these ideas and show an exciting way forward. As he did in his groundbreaking bestseller A Whole New Mind , Pink lays out the hard science for these surprising insights, describes how people and corporations can embrace such ideas (some of them are already doing it), offers details about how we can master them, and provides concrete examples on how intrinsic motivation works on the job, at home, and in ourselves. This is a book of big ideas that explains how each of us can find the surest pathway to high performance, creativity, and even health and well-being.


Facilitated by: Kelly Okken and Judy Rannow

Session Information:
Friday, September 21, 2012
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Part of the Professional Book Club series.

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