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"What’s my motivation?"

No sooner had I composed yesterday’s post when David Gurteen tweeted this TED talk in which Dan Pink talks how rewards narrow focus and restrict possibilities in creative tasks: Dan quotes research by Dr. Bernd Irlenbusch of the London School of Economics: “We find that financial incentives… can result in a negative impact on overall performance.” Engagement “…derives from self direction”, autonomy, mastery and purpose: … Continue reading "What’s my motivation?" »