Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with the fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as useful as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward. Autonomy - Mastery - Purpose!
Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk. Talk show that inspiration matters a lot, which may cause someone to feel pressure to become inspired and helpless to do so considering the evocative and spontaneous nature of inspiration. This suggests that goal progress and goal motivation build on each other to form a cycle of greater goal inspiration and more major goal pursuit.