When Susan Fowler asked me if I would write the afterword to this book, I was thrilled because I’m a great admirer of hers. Susan is one of the greatest learners I know—always pushing herself, and all of us, to think about things differently. In Master Your Motivation, Susan asks you, her reader, to think about your development in a whole new way.
This book is not about managers working with you—a subject I’ve written about for years. Instead, it is about you working with yourself. Bringing these two concepts together has been an interesting outgrowth of many conversations I’ve had with Susan. Let me explain.
People sometimes ask me, if somebody took everything away from me that I’ve taught over the last forty years except ...