The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

October 30, 2010

Career satisfaction, life-work balance, the reality of the changing workplace, and understanding personal goals and priorities has been on my mind a lot recently.  While on Twitter, I came across this video, which is adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA.  The animated illustration of the keynote is captivating, but more importantly, it points out some of the underlining factors that motivate people at work:

Money is only a motivating factor to a point for getting good results. After that people seek autonomy, mastery and purpose to be fully productive.

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