Motivation, Money and Knowledge Workers

In his most recent book, Drive, Daniel Pink argues that the carrot-and-stick approach to motivation isn’t effective with knowledge workers. In the promo for his book, Pink writes that he “exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does.”

Last August, he summarized the concepts of the book in a TED Talk (18:37):

This much shorter summary can be “consumed” with eyes, ears or both:

Check out the Drive at Amazon. Tip: Patrick Byers

By Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

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