Daniel H. Pink’;s 2009 book entitled "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us" ("Drive") is filled with information that is highly relevant to the legal profession today. The central thrust of Drive is that stimulating professionals like lawyers requires law firms to go beyond the traditional use of sticks […]

Maybe it’s because I read both at about the same time. But Seth Godin’s book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? and Daniel H. Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us are eerily similar in the overall message. This is no accident. We are moving toward a more intrinsically motivated […]

I am constantly amazed at new "discoveries" that money and reward are not as effective as fueling an individual’;s internal need for a feeling of accomplishment. Alas, these discoveries keep coming. In Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, Daniel H. Pink makes yet another attempt to help people […]

There are two concepts that often stop us from pursuing our interests or passions. These interests or passions may include starting a business, writing a book, learning a new dance or pursuing a career. In regards to our passions, what typically derails us is our sense of fear and lack […]

Employee motivation is a mystery for many managers. But, it doesn’t have to be. Instead, understanding how motivation impacts employee performance, and understanding how to use motivation to improve performance can be reduced to five master keys. Organizations desiring to improve employee motivation need a system in place that consistently […]