Daniel H. Pink Quotes



Best 10 Drive Quotes by Daniel H. Pink

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“For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation — the drive do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing — is essential for high levels of creativity.”

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“Goals that people set for themselves and that are devoted to attaining mastery are usually healthy. But goals imposed by others – sales targets, quarterly returns, standardized test scores, and so on – can sometimes have dangerous side effects.”

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“Greatness and nearsightedness are incompatible. Meaningful achievement depends on lifting one's sights and pushing toward the horizon.”

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“Have you ever seen a six-month-old or a three-year-old who’s not curious and self-directed? I haven’t. That’s how we are out of the box.”

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“Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.”

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“Intrinsic motivation is conducive to creativity; controlling extrinsic motivation is detrimental to creativity.”

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“Management isn’t about walking around and seeing if people are in their offices. It’s about creating conditions for people to do their best work.”

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“The monkeys solved the puzzle simply because they found it gratifying to solve puzzles. They enjoyed it. The joy of the task was its own reward.”

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“We leave lucrative jobs to take low-paying ones that provide a clearer sense of purpose.”

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“When the reward is the activity itself – deepening learning, delighting customers, doing one's best – there are no shortcuts.”

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