Tuesday, March 02, 2010

The roles of hand and and eye

The eye perceives, the hands test the truth of perception.

I am getting prepared for travel to Dayton, Ohio on Friday for a two day seminar in box making for the Western Ohio Woodworkers. Click on the preceding link for more information.

How do we incentivize teaching? Should business be our model? What if the business model is complete idiocy? What if bonuses don't work to stimulate creative behavior? What if bonuses actually prevent teachers and business employees from being most creative and productive? That is the question proposed by Daniel H. Pink at TED. Intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation. Autonomy, mastery, purpose.

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