Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

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January 21, 2010|
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
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The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm-shattering new way to think about motivation from the author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others). In this provocative and persuasive new book, he asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, and at home—is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world.

Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of life. He examines the three elements of true motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose-and offers smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action in a unique book that will change how we think and transform how we live.
Daniel H. Pink is the New York Times bestselling author of A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation. He lectures to corporations, associations, and universities in the U.S. and abroad on economic transformation and the changing world of work. In 2007, he won a Japan Society Media Fellowship that took him to Tokyo to study the manga indus...
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Title:Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.8 X 5.11 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:5.8 X 5.11 X 1.1 in
Published:January 21, 2010
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143145080

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