Tag Archives: motivation

More About Magic Beans

Last week after my There Are No Magic Beans post one of my favorite librarians, Daniel Cornwall, emailed me with some concerns about the post.  I emailed him back and we had a good discussion.  With his permission* I’m posting a revised edition of our conversation here. I’m sure he is not the only person […]

What Really Motivates Us at Home and at Work

This 10 minute video is a great introduction to Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. I am a fan of his blog and his TEDtalk is one of my favorites and I definitely recommend the book.

Top Ten Links Week 22

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/28/2010 thru 6/3/2010 1. Managing the Productivity Paradox – HBR IdeaCast – I love these podcast from Harvard Business Review. I’m also very interested in what work and doesn’t work in the workplace. Tony Schwartz talks about what is needed to renew […]

Top Ten Links Week 20 – Job Search Tips, The Future, The iPad, Speaking Tips and More

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/14/2010 thru 5/20/2010 1. NYTimes: Cellphones Now Used More for Data Than for Calls – Phones are becoming indispensible tools, so more than just phones. Even better the people interviewed for the article aren’t teens or even in their 20s. 2. how […]

Life Lessons from Einstein

Follow Your Curiosity Perseverance is Priceless Focus on the Present The Imagination is Powerful Make Mistakes Live in the Moment Create Value Don’t Expect Different Results Knowledge Comes From Experience Learn the Rules and Then Play Better 10 Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein includes quotes and tips along with these lessons. […]

Two Questions That Can Change Your Life From Daniel Pink

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8480171&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Two questions that can change your life from Daniel Pink on Vimeo. What’s my sentence? In one sentence state what lasting impression you want to leave on the world. For day to day motivation – Was I better today than yesterday?

It’s not about the money

I’ve been reading, watching and listening to a lot about motivation lately.  Not intentionally but once you start thinking about what motivates people to create, to participate, to get involved it starts to show up in places you don’t expect it. Sometimes I got looking for it too. Over and over I notice the same […]


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