The Progress Principle and the Power of Small Wins

Small Wins

I recently finished reading “The Progress Principle” by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer. I LOVE the book and it had a big impact on my life.

For nearly 15 years, the authors have studied the psychological experiences and the performance of people doing complex work inside organizations and they had discovered the progress principle.

“Of all the things that can boost inner work life, the most important is making progress in meaningful work.”

We live usually in an environment where there is so much competence and people, managers and employers expect big successes and big wins all the time. If you “failed” this could lead to stress, no motivation and feel completely frustrated… Continue reading “The Progress Principle and the Power of Small Wins”