Show #60 Daniel Pink on Startups and Motivation (part 1)
This week Bob and Pat start an interview with Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.
If you’ve ever wondered why sometimes when doing creative work you’re highly motivated and other times unmotivated, this is part 1 of a 2 part interview that may profoundly change your life.
The scientific research and conclusions Dan brings to the modern business world go a long way to explain why some startups founders succeed, others run out of steam, why some companies will succeed and others fail as we continue moving to an world based on creating ideas, not running assembly lines.
Also, the Microsoft WebsiteSpark StartupToDo.com Scholarship is now available for 130 web designers and developers interested in free Microsoft tools and improving their businesses. For details visit http://startuptodo.com/websitespark/.
URLs mentioned/relevant to this show:
- The Microsoft WebsiteSpark StartupToDo.com Scholarship: Microsoft WebsiteSpark is sponsoring 130 StartupToDo.com six-month scholarships for web designers and developers. Info, details and how to apply at http://startuptodo.com/websitespark.
- Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
- Daniel Pink’s web site.
- Here’s a TED presentation by Daniel.