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.
Employees can easily become stuck in a rut when they complete the same routine tasks daily. Typically, they don’t feel challenged, so their creative juices dry up somewhat.
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.
Being creative can be a struggle for many individuals, yet not so much for an original thinker.
In 2019, the Performance Magazine editorial team interviewed Dr. Mark Powell, business writer, consultant & entrepreneur, and Jonathan Gifford, business author & speaker, on the topic of business innovation, specifically on how businesses could greatly improve by replicating the daring, yet highly successful model of performance arts.