Monthly Archives: June 2011

AMP’d at Work

Everybody needs to get AMP‘d in their life.  I’m not referring to the soft drink nor the image of weightlifters pumping up, rather the precepts from Daniel Pink’s book Drive.  AMP stands for Autonomy / Mastery / Purpose. Quick Definitions: Autonomy: Acting with choice Mastery: The desire to get better and better at something that matters….

Happiness Index, Guess Who is #1?

If you guessed China followed by North Korea, then you were right.  What, you expected Norway or Holland, Greece or even Brazil to be at the top.  Of course you didn’t expect the US to be at the top of this list because we just aren’t happy people. (Please note a hint of sarcasm there.) …