Webinar: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us with Daniel Pink (CNF0710A)

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Title: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Date: July 8, 2010
Time: 12:00 p.m. EST
Length: 60 minutes

Event Summary:
In this Soundview Live event, Daniel Pink will examine the three elements of true motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose—and offer smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action. Along the way, he’ll take us to companies that are enlisting new approaches to motivation and introduce us to the scientists and entrepreneurs who are pointing a bold way forward.

About the Speaker:
Daniel H. Pink is the author of several provocative, bestselling books about the changing world of work. His latest is Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. His past books include A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future , The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need and Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself.

His articles on business and technology appear in many publications, including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He also lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world on economic transformation and the new workplace.

A free agent himself, Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government.

He received a BA, with honors, from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. To his lasting joy, he has never practiced law. Dan lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and their three children.

Who Should Attend:
All owners, managers and C-level executives who want to learn the most effective way to motivate their people to high performance.

You will learn:
* The weakness of carrot-and-stick motivation.
* The secret to high performance and satisfaction.
* The mismatch between what science and business know about motivation.
* The three elements of true motivation.
* Smart and surprising techniques for putting these elements into practice.

How does a Soundview Live event work?
A Soundview Live event is an interactive conversation, where business experts are engaged in dialogue with Soundview’s editors and listeners around their subject of expertise. Questions are encouraged and listeners are guaranteed to come away with clear business principles they can apply to their own company and career.



Additional Information

This event is free to all Soundview Executive Book Summaries subscribers. All non-subscribers can register for the low price of just $29.95 and invite as many guests as they want to listen in to the presentation.