Dan Pink on TED shows us innovative ways to motivate. Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. According to Dan Pink, the normal role of giving us rewards narrows our focus. According to Dan Pink:

Three Building Blocks to Motivate

  1. Autonomy
  2. Mastery
  3. Purposeful yearning to do what we do for service

Always thought that if someone could MAKE another person motivated, they would have the secret to success. In psychology, motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Some people hire coaches to push them, support them to get in shape, lose weight, dissolve their limiting beliefs. But, in the end, motivation  falls into our hands (and heart).

Some thoughtful Thursday quotes for your motivation!

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger… for the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs we endure help us in our marching onward.
~ Henry Ford

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
~ Charles F. Kettering

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.
~ Lewis Carroll

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