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Rewarding Efforts Lead To Intrinsic Motivation

When our performance is not judged by its 'destination', we feel more confident in pushing and pulling the 'journey' and contorting it into something unique and unplanned.


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Intrinsic Motivation Leads To Greater Effort

In fact, research shows that intrinsic motivation has a positive effect on creative and innovative performance.

That's because when we're intrinsically motivated, we feel a sense of ownership over our work, connect deeply to its metaphysical meaning, brush up on relevant skills that will ma...


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Reward efforts, not outcomes



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Difference Between Rewarding Effort Vs Outcomes

  • Parents, picture this: your child has just taken a test they've been studying for. Do you usually wait for good test results before you take them out for ice cream?
  • Leaders, picture this: an employee has been working long hours on a report. Do you usually wait to see its final qualit...


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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.

Intrinsic Motivation

You are intrinsically motivated when you accomplish something because it is personally rewarding to you. You want to do something because of an internal desire.

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  • Going for a run every morning because you love the runner’s high and the energy it gives ...

Discipline Vs Motivation

The most important distinction between discipline and motivation is that discipline is consitent, while motivation is not. 

Discipline takes up the slack when motivation doesn’t show up. When we rely on motivation, our performance comes and goes, and we risk falling back into old habits. Wh...


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