I took a lunch time walk around the White House this afternoon. I love working so close to the White House grounds. The weather is gorgeous today! Notice the flag is flying at half staff on top of the White House.
President Obama declared today, April 19, 2010, as National Day of Service and Remembrance for Victims and Survivors of Terrorism. Today is the 15-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Murrah Federal Building.
I just started reading Daniel Pink‘s new book on motivation entitled Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. I am really enjoying it so far!
PBS aired an interview with Pink yesterday on the topic of motivation, and I found it very interesting.
What motivates you to do your work?
For another great read, check out Pink’s A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule The Future. This book discusses why you will need to develop the following six abilities to be successful in the emerging business world: Design, Story, Symphony, Empathy, Play, and Meaning.