The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink


Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.

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  2. 12:17 Autonomy, Mastery & Purpose are 3 building blocks for Intrinsic Motivation.
    9:27 Rewards for Mechanical Skill
    & Cognitive skills.
    Different responses.
    11:30 Financial Incentives vs Performance
    14:53 20% Time for Things which not working normally; Passionate about.

  3. This concept also works with raising children, many parents use fear and punishment and sometimes reward to get their children to do what they want, I used encouragement, tell a person how good they are at something and watch them do their best work for the recognition you gave them, true fact

  4. I don't know. You still can't remove the fact that many people aren't making a living wage & cannot support their families. It's cold comfort working your a** off, the motivator being to take care of your family, and you still can't make ends meet. In the end, motivated or not, we all want to feel that our work is appreciated, shown by being paid a decent wage.

  5. I think free food is a good motivator. On our campus, the speaker events always offer a free spread of lovely food, and the information tables around campus always have free candy, water and all kinds of treats that reward us for giving them our attention. I'm so conditioned by the reward system that if there are no rewards I look elsewhere.

  6. He missed the system of motivation in the mind by using surface answers again: Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose. Each of these has a positive emotional state that neutralizes the negative sense in the mind: The urge to direct our life, the desire to get better, and be connected to something bigger than ourselves. These are all surface answers and he missed the system of motivation that lurks in the background of the mind. The greater negative motivated towards the specific neutralizing positive. This is the system of motivation that moves all parts of the human. This is the pattern in us all not surface answers, as these are only subjective illusions that we deem as positives. The System of Motivation by Reinhardt-read it.

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  8. ok but what do u do for all the necassary jobs where there are not enough people with the intrinsic motivation… I mean collecting garbage, washing dishes, waitering tables

  9. I'm half way through this video and I've never before been so annoyed with someone I didn't know. Why do I dislike this man so much? His energy is driving me batty.

  10. What's missing here is that increasing the financial stimulus is often accompanied by increasing the importance and complexity hence the stress-impact of the task.

  11. The candle exp. Is what Mexicans do every dat to solve problems. The Autonomy work only work if you pay good for results and bad pay during the construction. Eg. Google start to dont gice full contract to employees just Outsourcing, this couse his utopic model spent much.

  12. Think about your own work
    Think about your own work
    Everybody in this room is dealing with candle problem …… yes damn true ….
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  14. The only way to get reward is to destroy the company. Get everyone to stop working. Walk out side and sit down for the day.

  15. Fight or Flight. Too much reward allows too many to become unfocused within their working roles. They will start putting their attention in other areas of their lives. Other areas of fight or flight. HUMAN NATURE!

  16. Sounds good, doesn't work. Why? Because he gives all the examples from the software companies. How the heck mining company give work-from-anywhere-you-want model to its laborwork? Geez.

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  18. · If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men and women to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.


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