If you’ve got 10 minutes, check out this quick animation from the good folks at RSAnimate about some interesting studies of motivation presented by Daniel Pink (taken from his book on motivation, Drive).
Even though the topic of this talk on motivation takes a business-oriented bent, I found myself using the ideas to assess my own relationship with practice and with music and with my other chief love, writing. Interesting that for mastery motivation he cites music, echoing another post at my other blog about motivation and Carol Dweck’s work.
Motivation might not be what you think….
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- Do you know every motivation type? (smartbrief.com)
- Motivating a Motivator (happykaylieplace.com)
- how to find work that you love (atolemdro.com)
- 3 Ways To Stay Motivated On the End Goal (epiclaunch.com)