Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel Pink | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Drive by Daniel Pink | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us (2011) is a book about human motivations. Many of the prevailing ideas about why humans make decisions and operate the way they do aren't true or, at least, they are incomplete. Businesses, schools, and organizations are stuck in outdated, unexamined beliefs about human motivation. These beliefs are rooted in the idea of extrinsic motivation - that people make decisions based on external rewards and punishments. But research in psychology shows that there is a significant discrepancy between what behavioral scientists know and what businesses do. Extrinsic motivation is not only ineffective, but in many situations it can actually be counterproductive and harmful....

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I wanted the real thing. This is useless.

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Disappointing

unfortunately I was waiting for the book to get going and then it ended! not worth the credit

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  • 02-12-20

Reasonable overview

I believe it covered the main objective but there was too much advertising for Instaread sprinkled throughout.