It’s just now 2012, and I already have a full reading list for the coming year.
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, Insanely Difficult Puzzles, and Other Devious Interviewing Techniques You … Know to Get a Job Anywhere in the New Economyby William Poundstone. I picked this up at the local B [...]
I’m finally reading Daniel Pink’s book, A Whole New Mind. This was written before his excellent work on motivation, Drive. Drive had a lot of buzz, and I read it first (review here). Recently, someone recommended that I read A Whole New Mind as well, and I found it on Apple’s iWhatever as a audiobook for under $5.00.
The pr [...]
You’ve no doubt read different theories about motivation. and you’ve probably heard different methods about how to motivate others and the opposing thought that we only motivate ourselves. If you’ve ever been interested in what motivates us, or how we can effect the motivation of others, then Daniel Pink’s book Drive [...]
Yesterday I mentioned Daniel Pink’s freakin’ awesome book, Drive. In there he discusses the two types of motivation that we are all familiar with, as well as one more that you probably knew you had, but didn’t know it had a name.
This third motivation is important, because in numerous studies (and probably in your own life) [...]
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I’m reading a very interesting book on motivation, called Drive, by Daniel Pink. There is a point made early in the book about the effects of human nature vs. rational behavior. It’s similar to some of the points in The Upside of Irrationality, but this one specific experiment in Dri [...]