Workplace Wednesday: Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us

Workplace Wednesday: Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us

Workplace Wednesday: Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us

Date posted: May 22, 2013

Welcome to Workplace Wednesday, connecting you with resources that link literacy, business, industry, and the workplace.
Today’s resource is a book that looks at motivation – something that applies to all kinds of learning and all kinds of workplaces.

Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us.
Daniel H. Pink. New York: Riverhead Books, 2009.

What’s the best way to motivate ourselves and others? You might be surprised by the answers in this book. Pink presents three elements of true motivation – autonomy, mastery, and purpose – and offers techniques for putting them into action.

To borrow this book, email If you’re short on time to read right now, here’s an RSA Animate that presents the highlights.

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