Motivation and the Surprising Results

In order for Human Resources to help employees learn, grow, and develop they need to understand the basics of motivation. Daniel Pink is a motivational expert who has authored five bestselling books on business, management, and leadership.

Pink lists some surprising things that truly motivate us and describes the concept that money is a motivator, but only under certain circumstances.  Watch the video, below, to find out the three secrets which, according to Daniel Pink, are truly motivating to employees. You may be surprised by what you learn!

Source: The RSA Animation, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6XAPnuFjJc.  The above content constitutes a link to the source website.  Please click on the play icon to stream the video.

 

Discussion Questions:

  1. What are the three secrets to employee motivation?
  2. As a HR Professional, how would you convince your boss to implement these three secrets into the workplace?
  3. Why would organizations be hesitant to take Daniel Pink’s advice?