21 Apr 2015

What motivates you to do what you do.
What makes us do what we do? Why do some of us excel at writing, some at managing tasks, and some at building consensus? The answer is motivation. Whatever we do at any given point is driven by a motive. But sometimes, we don’t know our own motives. When that happens, we have less knowledge of who we are and cannot control how we feel.  All our actions can be traced back to six mot...

13 Apr 2015

What drives you? The third question.
A friend of mine was once passed up for a promotion to be COO of the company she was working in. It was a small place and she had helped it grow significantly from the time she came in. She has a strong work ethic but over the years, had grown into a high-strung person with a lot of pent-up rage. I used to wonder about this but she told me it was just the ‘pressures of work’ and other st...