Drive: the truth about motivation

On Friday morning I was fortunate to attend a breakfast briefing with Dan Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, in conversation with David Rowan, editor of Wired UK.  Dan outlined the premise of his new book – that the current theories around motivation – i.e. external rewards like money and fame, or the fear of punishment (AKA the “carrot and stick” approach)  – do not work.  Continue reading “Drive: the truth about motivation”

Incorporating social media into face-to-face events: During the event

Following on from my post that explored how to incorporate social media into face-to-face events, pre-event, this blog post will look at ways of leveraging these tools during an event.

All pre-event activity should have made mention of the community sites being used – e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.  At the event it is a perfect opportunity to remind the audience of these vehicles and Continue reading “Incorporating social media into face-to-face events: During the event”