Thoughts on Motivation
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Duke Ellington the famous Jazz Composer, Band Leader and Pianist was asked in an interview how he had managed to keep the same dedicated players of such a high standard and level of commitment in his band for so long. His reply after some time for thought was : “Well, I find paying them helps”.
I’ve been thinking over what has come into our “community” in the last few weeks, especially from you Walter - Thank you and it’s inspired the following thought :-
“What is it that enables you to get the best out of yourself? What is that enables you to get the best out of others?”
Duke Ellington, jokingly put it simply down to money. But how do you create motivation in yourself and others? Do you have any ideas?
If you need some help – have a look at this website www.TED.com and particularly the contribution of Dan Pink. It inspired me to reflect...
Enjoy your thoughts... and the Video... if you feel you need it. It’ll be interesting for us all to see your reactions.
3/7/2011 09:12:13 am
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