Sunday, April 14, 2013
Progress Principle: Post #10--Progress
Progress: Being productive and creative (making progress) enables a progress loop—a virtuous cycle that spirals up to more creativity. Progress stimulates positive inner work life, but setbacks fuel negative work life. Frustration caused by barriers to making progress can lead to a lack of creativity and productivity. Removing the progress obstacle (even another’s bad behavior) has to happen for creativity to thrive. Progress and setbacks make the big difference in inner work life—perceptions, emotions and motivations. Research: In 76% of the “best days” diaries, entries mentioned progress.