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Motivation – What You Did Not Know

Imagine you have a goal. It could be about learning a new language. picking up a new skill, losing weight, getting fit. As you get closer to the goal, your motivation goes up and accelerates. This is called the goal-gradient effect and was first studied in the 1930s with rats. The study found that rats […]

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Extraordinary Insights for Living and Working

An extract of extraordinary insights for living and working by Jim Rohn, a speaker and author famous for his motivational audio programs and quotes on business and life in general. He passed away in 2009 but his work and quotes live on today. Rohn’s book “Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle”, published in 1991, was […]

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What Motivates Us?

Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money, the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s a mistake. Daniel Pink, a researcher on the subject of motivation asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, at home-is the deeply human need to direct our own […]

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