The Deepest Source of Motivation

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Forget the carrot and stick. Motivation and innovation come from a desire to help.

susanna oreskovic‘s insight:

Ask yourself the question WHY. Why are you doing your job? Why are you putting in the hours? Why are you doing what you do? Answer that and you have your core motivators, your true value that will lead you to your happiness and life satisfaction. The “why” is the motivation. Leaders who know this will have more engaged people. If you know your “why” you will be happier and more successful. It’s not what motivates you but why do you do it that is the source of motivation. Ask why.

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Optimal Creativity Time May Not Be Your Optimal Cognitive Time

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Many of us consider ourselves either a morning person or a night owl — times when we feel more productive, awake and think better. However, not …

susanna oreskovic‘s insight:

It stands to reason that our intellect may get in the way of our creativity. So why not do your creative work when you’re not at your peak brainpower. Your mental guard is lower and you may surprise yourself in what may come out. Try it.

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