Jun 23, 2021 • 8M

The Gnomic: Carrots & Sticks

How they motivate us to work

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Larry G. Maguire
The Sunday Letters Podcast is the weekly audio newsletter from organisational psychologist Larry Maguire on the meaning & purpose of daily work and our paradoxical relationship with it. We explore how we may break free from tiresome means-to-an-end labour and take command of their own working lives. Topics include solo working, careers, entrepreneurship, small business economics, society and culture. Content follows the written newsletter, which goes out to subscribers every Sunday.
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Recently I had chats with a friend of mine, Dmitri Belikov, about work. We discussed other things too such as the nature of dreams, consciousness, and physical reality. What I was really interested in was his working life experience and in this clip, he shares how managers tried to motivate him and why that didn’t work. It’s part of a series of discussi…

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