China in 10 minutes

A fun video and informative video that I know a couple people would benefit from, haha.

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Feeling lazy? Can’t bring yourself to go to the gym? Want your employees to step their game up?

When it comes to motivation, there is a huge gap between what science knows and what business does. Our current society functions on an outdated carrot-and-stick model, that would’ve worked better in the years of manual labor and indentured servants, where work revolved around turning screws all day. Work has become more complex, more interesting, and more self-directed (especially for us college kids receiving a higher education).  The reward and punishment system does little to help and more harm. Still people follow it, and businesses use this outdated model. The new approach has 3 essential elements:

  1. Autonomy- the desire to direct our own lives. Freedom in the workplace.
  2. Mastery- the urge to make progress and get better at something that matters.
  3. Purpose- the yearning to do something for a greater cause
Here is a personal example. I have been going to the gym almost everyday for two months, something I was no where close to

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