An ancient philosopher once said that the writing of books was endless and tiring…but there are some books that can transform our lives. Browse this list of 22 books that could change the way you see yourself and the world.
Asking “How can I get motivated?” is the wrong question! We are all motivated—but there are different types and qualities of motivation. Learn about the six different types of motivation, and how we can achieve more autonomous, better self-regulated motivation that boosts our effectiveness and livelihood.
In today’s world, much of the effort to motivate others is based on an outdated model of carrots and sticks. Extrinsic rewards often do very little to satisfy, and may even damage, our deeper psychological needs of Autonomy, Relatedness, and Competency. Dive in to understand our critical needs, why autonomy and meaning in work is so essential, and how extrinsic rewards can interfere with achieving competency.
Understanding the invisible biochemical processes going on inside ourselves and others helps us explain the visible behaviors that affect teamwork and productivity. We can also take steps to positively influence biofeedback loops.