Managerial Theory of Human Motivation – Theory X and Theory Y

News Flash: Most of you aren’t saving pandas.

Most of you probably don’t even know that pandas need saving.

But that’s not the point of this post. But a leader who recently emailed me made it a point to declare that his team must be motivated only by money, because “it’s not like we’re rescuing #%$*ing endangered pandas.”

Rescuing Pandas
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“We make ____, Matt. Seriously, how does that ‘change the world.'”

I withheld the product they make because they are one of only a few companies that manufacture that product and I want the leader to remain 100% anonymous. I can, without hesitation, tell you, that their product is very average and not, in and of itself, world changing.