The other day, I was posed with this complaint: "There was this spinning class instructor, and he is not on his bike. He is just walking around telling his learners what to do. How unprofessional!"
I just re-watched 3 TED talks that explores motivation at work. The speakers were talking about how to manage workers to increase their productivity through various tools. Dan Pink: The Puzzle of Motivation Dan Pink pointed out a very significant difference on how rewards work: Higher rewards only yield better work performance when the tasks are [...]