Thursday, April 22, 2010

Author Daniel Pink on Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Bestselling author Daniel Pink fit in a quick conversation with the group. In this episode, you'll learn when and why incentives fail to motivate, the role of autonomy and self-determination, and how you can use these findings to help get in gear. Download the podcast here.

The episode of This American Life we talked about can be found here.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010

When your roles and goals disagree

When you're saddled with a role that you're not enthusiastic about or having gotten assigned a big project that doesn't turn you on, how do you get through it to what you really want to do? In this episode, the Virtual Study Group takes a question from a listener and explores roles, horizons of focus, and letting go of the "shoulds" that get in the way of doing our great work. Download the episode here.