A fun video and informative video that I know a couple people would benefit from, haha.
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 Our current society functions on an outdated carrot-and-stick model, that would’ve worked better in the years of manual labor and indentured servants, where work revolved around turning screws all day.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 Still people follow it, and businesses use this outdated model.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:
- Autonomy- the desire to direct our own lives. Freedom in the workplace.
- Mastery- the urge to make progress and get better at something that matters.
- Purpose- the yearning to do something for a greater cause
Here is the original article
Here is my view of the seven rules of success. Complete in ranked order.
1. Do what you love-