"If you do this, then you get that..."
Mismatch between what science knows and what "business" does.
For 21st century tasks, carrot and stick doesn't work and often does harm.
"If/then approach" works really well for simple set of rules/clear destination tasks.Rewards narrow the focus and concentrate the mind...(i.e standardization.)
There are some things he talks about that I know we could use with our Teacher Leaders, Teacher Effectiveness Coaches, Online Learners, etc, but that also require a major paradigm shift....can we get there?
Motivation is a necessity to achieve a "butterfly effect" scale of change I believe.
Right brain, creative, conceptual abilities... truth is, the problems we face at work are mystifying and solutions are surprising/non-obvious. We all have our own "candle problem."
autonomy, mastery, purpose...
sounds a lot like an andragogical approach to learning.
"if you want engagement self direction works better"
half new products at Google are burst during their 20% time.
ROWE: Results Only Work Environment
Drive to do things because they matter
Lazy, dangerous, ideology of carrots and sticks