How to Stay Optimistic: 3 Questions to Ask Before You Give Up

How to Stay Optimistic - 3 Questions to Ask Before You Give Up

How can you stay optimistic in the face of failure? Failure is a natural part of doing business, of being human, and of attempting to do things you haven’t done before.  And when we fail, there’s a natural tendency to want to give up.  It’s hard to stay optimistic. But before you pull the plug […]

Book Notes: Drive – The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Drive - Daniel Pink

Give people more money and they will perform better right? Actually, no. Daniel Pink’s book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, throws cold water in the face of standard management thinking. In fact, he lists seven reasons why the reward/punishment model is a bad idea if you are trying to motivate your teammates. In this post […]