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Payoff by Dan Ariely
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"As people feel connected, challenged, and get more recognition for their efforts, the total amount of motivation, joy, and output for everyone grows much larger."

I don't think it's possible for Dan Ariely to write a book that's anything but fascinating. His areas of study are so interesting, so relevant and his work is always so thought-provoking. This short book is no exception. This book focuses on motivation. How we're motivated, why we're motivated that way and what's the best way to motivate your employees. As always, the answers are not intuitive. The strongest motivators are trust, acknowledgement, goodwill, long-term focus, and creating meaningful things, legacy, etc. This is a short book to read and yet impactful, my favorite kind of nonfiction.
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Reading Progress

November 1, 2019 – Started Reading
November 2, 2019 – Finished Reading
November 3, 2019 – Shelved

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