The Voluntary Life: 97 Entrepreneurship Part 14: Employing People

18 February 2013

97 Entrepreneurship Part 14: Employing People

This episode is about employing people as an entrepreneur. Topics covered include:

  • The destructive legacy of the reward and punishment paradigm from school
  • Why pay isn't as important as you think
  • The importance purpose, mastery and autonomy in motivation
  • The problem with relying on interviews for hiring and alternative ways of finding great people
  • The value of freelancers or independent contractors
  • What employing people teaches you about taking responsibility for your side of a relationship and how it deepens your respect for individuality

Show Notes:
Dan Pink Talk on Motivation
Discipline Without Punishment by Dick Grote
Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type by Isabel Briggs Myers

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