Topic Progress:

Books: 

Human Motivation by David C McClelland 

https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/life-sciences/neuroscience/human-motivation-1?format=PB 

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6452796-drive  

 

Videos: 

TED Talk – Dan Pink – The puzzle of motivation 

 

 

RSA Animate Summary of Drive by Daniel Pink 

TED Talk – The psychology of self-motivation – Scott Geller 

 

 

Articles: 

Harvard Business Review – Why people lose motivation and what managers can do to help. 

https://hbr.org/2018/03/why-people-lose-motivation-and-what-managers-can-do-to-help  

The 20 best motivational books to take charge of your life – 2019 

https://www.developgoodhabits.com/motivational-books/ 

Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory of Motivation 

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/herzberg-motivators-hygiene-factors.htm 

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 

https://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html 

 

Discussion Questions 

  1. What motivates you in the workplace? When do you feel really good about your job? 
  2. What helps you to stay focused in achieving your goals? 
  3. Which kind of motivating factors are you most influenced by? 
  4. What will you do differently after studying this course, to improve your motivation to achieve?