16th March 2002 - Motivation in the Real World

I spent two days reading "Motivation in the Real World : The Fine Art of Getting Extra Effort from Everyone-Including Yourself" by Saul W. Gellerman. This book really contributes with an in depth discussion of motivation, but more importantly: it puts it to work for the reader within his or her own organization. In general an inspiring book that gave me a number of "I totally agree" experiences.

Only one more book to go until I have completed my literature readings for my next two custom courses...

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The official homepage of Morten Middelfart and CALM. Computer Aided Leadership and Management (CALM) is an inspirational speculation on where mankind may be heading in the quest to leverage computer potentials for helping individuals and organizations to self-actualize their symbiotic potentials.

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