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Title of Book on Motivation

I just spent an hour unsuccessfully googling (including this site) for the title of a book that I think was referenced here a month or so ago. 

It was a compendium of psychological studies in motivation.  I believe it highlighted people's need for choice, challenge, control in their lives. 

Any idea what this title is?  I'd like to buy it.

Steve
Friday, June 4, 2004

"Personal Power" by Tony Robbins.


Friday, June 4, 2004

Was it called Taking Care of Business?

http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=113321&ixReplies=24

CF
Friday, June 4, 2004


"Punished by rewards: The problem with A's, Praise, Gold Stars" and something else.  By Alfie Kohn?

Probably not the right book, but it's got overlap ...

Matt H.
Friday, June 4, 2004

> Punished by Rewards

That's it!  Thanks!

Steve
Friday, June 4, 2004

What's the problem with gold stars?  Does it have to do with the bar of perfection being too low?


Friday, June 4, 2004

"1984".

Wally
Friday, June 4, 2004

Read the book and you'll find out.  (I'm about halfway through, and it's excellent.  The books' arguments aren't just idle musing, either; he backs them up with real-life studies.)

Kyralessa
Friday, June 4, 2004

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