Why Motivation is an Exercise

Imagine an instance when you get struck by an intriguing idea, play out the possibilities in your head, and decide to make it happen. This is a process most people are familiar with. It usually happens once you set new goals or you were recently inspired to create a change in your life. In reality…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 2nd part from the working paper

Part 1 – “Are you satisfied with your workplace?” Leaders versus managers Before delving into our main topics, let us detour briefly by addressing a controversy in the organizational literature: the presumed similarities and differences between “managers” and “leaders”. The subtitle of our book (which we are partly summarizing and partly extending here) is “Integrating…