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Learning Places and Spaces - virtual and actual. Start With Why. A Whole New Mind. * New York Times bestseller * BusinessWeek bestseller * Wall Street Journal bestseller * Washington Post bestseller Discussion Guide for Business (Free 2-page PDF) Discussion Guide for Educators (Free 2-page PDF) Lawyers.

A Whole New Mind

In this insightful and entertaining book, which has been translated into 20 languages, Daniel H. Drive. * New York Times bestseller * Wall Street Journal bestseller * Boston Globe bestseller * Los Angeles Times bestseller * Washington Post bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle bestseller * Publishers Weekly bestseller * Indie Bound bestseller * top 50 bestseller for all of 2010 * top 100 bestseller for all of 2011 From Daniel H.


Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of life. Drive is bursting with big ideas—the rare book that will change how you think and transform how you live. Tom's Books. In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (with Robert H.

Tom's Books

Waterman, Jr.) 1982 | Ranked as the "greatest business book of all time" in a 2002 poll by Britain's Bloomsbury Publishing, this best-selling business book has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table. You've read it before, perhaps. We suggest you read it again now! Profiling 43 companies, In Search of Excellence describes 8 basic principles that made these organizations successful. According to the Wall Street Journal, In Search of Excellence is "One of those rare books on management that is both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read. " Although out of print, a limited number are available new in paperback. To celebrate 30 years of striving for Excellence, the ebook version was released in November 2012. Other retail options. A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference (with Nancy Austin) Available in paperback or audio (cassette).

The Pursuit of WOW! Sixty. The element. Steve Jobs (9781451648539): Walter Isaacson. Strategic Intuition. William Duggan Paper, 176 pages, ISBN: 978-0-231-14269-4 $18.95 / £12.95 October, 2007 Cloth, 176 pages, ISBN: 978-0-231-14268-7 $27.95 / £19.95 How "Aha!

Strategic Intuition

" really happens. When do you get your best ideas? Brain science tells us there are three kinds of intuition: ordinary, expert, and strategic. Everyone knows you need creative thinking, or entrepreneurial thinking, or innovative thinking, or strategic thinking to succeed in the modern world. Over the past ten years, William Duggan has conducted pioneering research on strategic intuition and for the past three years has taught a popular course at Columbia Business School on the subject.

Three kinds of strategic ideas apply to human achievement: * Strategic analysis, where you study the situation you face * Strategic intuition, where you get a creative idea for what to do * Strategic planning, where you work out the details of how to do it. There is no shortage of books about strategic analysis and strategic planning. Related Subjects Series. Flow theory. This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention.

Flow theory

Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc. Use your judgment! 1 Definition Flow also called "Optimal experience" is a concept developed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. "the holistic experience that people feel when they act with total involvement" (Csikszentmihalyi, 1975: 36) “… flow – the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.” Csikszentmihalyi (1975) originally identified four flow components: control; attention; curiosity; intrinsic interest. Csikszentmihalyi (1993: 178-9) defined eight dimensions of the flow experience: Here is an other, similar definition from David Farmer (1999), How does it feel to in "the flow" ?

2 Instruments to measure flow Finally, in some literature (e.g.