June 15, 2012

Optimize for motivation: Post on Lincoln Loop’s blog

Posted in Behaviour at 17:15 by graham

Excited to have my first post on Lincoln Loop’s blog, about intrinsic motivation, flow, and why you don’t find cats in offices:

When your client is hundreds of miles away, but your bed only three feet, it helps to understand motivation.

The first thing to understand about motivation is that it’s not something you do to someone. That’s called coercion. With enough power you can make anyone do almost anything, but you can’t make them want to; and typically …

Read the rest at Lincoln Loop

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