If you have a “scarcity” mindset, you believe in protecting your limited resources. If you have an “abundance” mindset, you want to maximize your potential and your resources. Michael Kitces describes how these two mindsets impact the behavior of clients as well as advisors. Advisors with an abundance mindset often are often the ones who volunteer, give back, and even network for referrals, Kitces writes. He suggests that those with a scarcity mindset take another look at how such a viewpoint can be “a self-limiting factor.” His post at Nerd’s Eye View has prompted quite a few comments. Also, motivating your team — and yourself — is an ongoing and critical process. Dan Richards outlines some of the research surrounding motivation and job satisfaction, including a formula that spells out the elements of a motivating job. His column is at Advisor Perspectives.