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Intrinsic motivation

Intrinsic motivation

Intrinsic motivation is the desire to do things because they matter, are interesting, or part of something important.

The new operating system consists of three elements:

  • Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives.
  • Mastery: The desire to get better and better at something that matters.
  • Purpose: The longing to do what we do as part of something larger than ourselves.

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The 3 Components of Intrinsic Motivation

The 3 Components of Intrinsic Motivation

  • Autonomy: this is the desire to direct our own lives
  • Mastery: this is the impulse to get better and better at something that matters
  • Purpose: this is the longing to do what we do in the service of something larger than our...

Elements of intrinsic motivation

The 3 elements required for intrinsic motivation:

  • Autonomy: it's about choice - when you believe you have a choice, you're more motivated.
  • Mastery: it's about wanting to get better at something that matters.
  • Purpose: it comes from believing you're w...

What is intrinsic motivation?

Intrinsic motivation is the desire to do something for its own sake. With intrinsic motivation, we enjoy the action as its own reward, and we do it without taking money, fortune, or fame into account.

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