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010: What Every Leader Ought to Know About DRIVE

What Every Leader Ought to Know About Drive
©2009 Daniel Pink

In this episode, Jesse’s cohost is Marty Lahey, who is not only his father but is also accomplished in the business world. Marty has an MBA, spent many years in leadership roles at a Fortune 500 company, has been CFO of several organizations, and 10 years ago he started up a restaurant and catering business that he still leads today.

Jesse and Marty discuss the concept of Motivation 3.0 (“Type I motivation”) as outlined in Daniel Pink’s bestselling book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. They examine what Pink considers the three primary intrinsic motivators of the 21st century workplace, and they share their stories about how leaders can use this information to better engage employees:

  • Autonomy
  • Mastery
  • Purpose


Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink.

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2 replies on “010: What Every Leader Ought to Know About DRIVE”

Thank you Jesse and Marty.
Motivation is good and as we know it should go deeper than monetary reasons.
The example of stripping the boat is good. You took longer to do it than if your dad was over you watching it, but you got to figure it out and learn as you worked.
Maybe better ways were found and also once a smoother ways of stripping it was seen someone with integrity would work faster to make up for the time when the process was slower.

Gracias for the shout out.

K, bye

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