business owners and leaders would give anything to know what motivates
employees to do their best work.
article on the science and psychology of motivation
sets out, there are numerous
theories of motivation. Most focus on two principal categories of motivators. Extrinsic motivators come from outside
forces like people, situations, events and environments. They include:
there are intrinsic motivators deriving
from internal forces like:
studying motivation have long questioned the value of external motivators in
the workplace - the carrots and sticks offered workers in the form of rewards
the science and questioning behind bestselling author Dan
latest book, Drive:
The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.
previously written about the rise of right-brain
and the growing importance of traits like empathy and creativity. As he
explains in this interview, his latest research on
motivation confirms that "[c]arrots and sticks work, but only in a surprisingly
narrow band of circumstances. For enduring motivation and high performance,"
workplace leaders should offer incentives that foster workers' drive for:
a very motivating talk on the science of motivation at TEDGlobal
You can watch it in its entirety here.
like to know what motivates you to do your best work. Please share your
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by Bradley Eggers
Great article! So many people are motivated by so many things. It's nice to see an article that recognizes the need to know how to motivate each individual person.
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