Intrinsic Motivation In The Book Drive By Daniel Pink

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Motivation 3.0 is a term used by author, Daniel Pink in his book Drive. It is the notion of intrinsic motivation. Doing something because it is interesting or simply just for the enjoyment of it. He also talks about something called Type I behavior which is the characteristics of people who are more intrinsically motivated. They are more autonomous generally giving them the ability to have greater self-esteem and lead much happier, healthier, stress-free lives. Type I behavior is needed in today’s society to help encourage autonomy. This will help individuals to become more productive in life and in their work environment as well. Although change can be difficult or scary for some, it is a necessity. Self-improvement is a continuous process …show more content…
But that is not a reason to throw all of your hard work out of the window. This is when it would be a great opportunity to shake things up a little bit. You can try new things and challenge yourself. Get out of your comfort zone by doing things you have never done before. You could visit places that you have never been to or try a food you have never eaten. By doing things such as this, you can help to better understand yourself. Knowing what you like or you do not like. What types of things excite you or things you do not really care for. If you never step out of your comfort zone, you will never truly get to know yourself or who you are as an individual. If it does not challenge you, it does not change you. When you have the choice, take the road less traveled because that is the only way you can grow as a person. As I said before change can be hard or even scary for some but it is needed to help people evolve into better versions of themselves. This can help make the world better for everyone in it. If people were happier in their lives or work environment there would be a lot many less unmotivated …show more content…
Keeping yourself motivated is a must! In part 3 of Drive, Daniel Pink asks a series of questions, "Which moments produced feelings of 'flow'? Where were you? What were you working on? Who were you with?" Which moments in your life or work career gave you the feeling of flow? Who were you with? What type of people were you surrounded by? By finding out the answers to some of these questions you can better understand who you are. You can surround yourself by more of those types of people, or recreate moments like the ones you had. By changing your routine or mindset, little by little your life will become different. Self-improvement is not a destination and motivation is not always easy to come by. It is something you will have to work on every day of your life but that it the best part of being alive. You have the opportunity to change and grow, so do

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