Business schools worldwide, management pros, and all sorts of success gurus give reasonable lectures on tips and techniques for upping your game, nailing negotiations, and attaining professional success. Although promising, all these entail some sort of strategy, hack, or sustained effort in order to achieve the coveted performance.
At a time when talent and innovation are highly valued, a large majority of organizations fail to develop new and attractive products and services. So what can CEOs and managers do in order to drive innovation across their organization?
Why do we oftentimes see employees feeling miserable or demotivated at work, in spite of all the profound transformations in communication and information technology that have revolutionized the business world? Moreover, despite all the affiliation and leadership development programs that seek out better and more efficient work relationships, we can still see this happening nowadays.
The question on which this talk revolves around is:
“Why are there so many women mired in the middle and what has to happen in order to take them to the top?”
Dan Pink, worldwide renown author, demystifies motivational mechanisms and the way rewards are regarded as a key leverage in driving performance, in a classic TED Talk.