Amanda Palmer addresses the guilt many artists feel about asking for patronage and explains how she cultivated the relationship with her fans that led to the largest music crowdfunding project in history. Her book is awesome too!
How can we restructure rewarding our teams to show stylists that (1) small habits lead to big changes and (2) their role in our company is about way more than hair or money?
"The scientists who've been studying motivation have given us this new approach. It's an approach built much more around intrinsic motivation. Around the desire to do things because they matter, because we like it, because they're interesting, because they are part of something important."
In my next round of leadership classes we will be focused on how each of the participating shops addresses these three components in structuring teams that support the right kind of culture -
1. Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives.
2. Mastery: the desire to get better and better at something that matters.
3. Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves.
Here is what I'd like you to do.