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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us – Daniel H. Pink
Non-fiction / 28th March 2021

Introduction Drive is a book about motivation. The author wants to close the gap between what science knows and what business does. I would like to find out the motivating factors that the author shows in this book. Author Daniel H. Pink is an American author with 6 books under his belt. He was a host and co-executive producer of “Crowd Control,” a television series about human behavior on the National Geographic Channel. He also served as the chief speechwriter for Al Gore from 1995 to 1997. Contents Drive has an introduction, 7 chapters, a toolkit, and a recap. The book is organized into 3 parts. Part One is A New Operating System and contains 4 chapters. These chapters are 1) The Rise and Fall of Motivation 2.0, 2) Seven Reasons Carrots and Sticks (Often) Don’t Work…, 2 A) … and the Special Circumstances When They Do, and 3) Type I and Type X. Part Two is The Three Elements with 3 chapters: Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose. Part Three is The Type I Toolkit. It contains 7 guides that will help us to put the ideas in the book into action. It also has the Drive Discussion Guide: Twenty Conversation…