The Art of Motivating Employees

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May 15, 2012

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The Art of Motivating Employees

The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real.

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The Art of Motivating Employees

“Could a simple five-minute interaction with another person dramatically increase your weekly productivity? In some employment environments, the answer is yes, according to Wharton management professor Adam Grant. Grant has devoted significant chunks of his professional career to examining what motivates workers in settings that range from call centers and mail-order pharmacies to swimming pool lifeguard squads. In all these situations, Grant says, employees who know how their work has a meaningful, positive impact on others are not just happier than those who don’t; they are vastly more productive, too.” This article shares more of the fascinating results of his extensive research. { read more }

Be The Change

Watch this fascinating talk visually unfold before you through witty and beautiful illustration, as acclaimed author, Dan Pink makes a case for the hidden truth of what really motivates us. { more }

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