On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Most workplaces are organized around a simple assumption: that employees are motivated to achieve goals by promise of rewards (usually financial), and the threat of sanctions. But author Daniel Pink says that our common assumptions about carrots and sticks are in tension with scientific research. Kojo explores new insights in the science of motivation, and how it applies to personal and professional decisions.
- Daniel Pink Author, "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us" (Pub: Riverhead Books)
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