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What Leaders Should Know About Intrinsic Motivation & Extrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation are important engagement opportunities that have very different results.

Extrinsic motivation is what many of us are familiar with; it’s the primary way Boomers and Gen Xers have been rewarded throughout their working career. 1,084 more words


Think:games blog #3: gamification and games in education

I want to use this blog post to distinguish my project with Think:Games from the more widely known phenomenon of gamification. Since gamification is rising in education quickly, I thought it would be useful to emphasize the similarities and differences between the two, and give some thoughts on how they can support and complement each other. 1,048 more words


Snow Shovels in Fiji

Wanna know why education in America is in such rough shape? This sentence begins to explain the problem:

“We will expect our teachers to begin to use this strategy in their classroom after Thursday.” 1,174 more words


Turnover and how to stop unwanted turnover in organisation?

The competition of competent employees is increasing in Europe’s working life because workforce is getting smaller. Post-war baby boomers are reaching retirement age and the same time fertility rates among women have decreased. 2,331 more words

HR Practices

Trash bins, staples and more unintended consequences

Like most university departments and business offices generally, my department has a workstation near the copy machine. It is a large wood table with staplers, tape, paperclips, pens, a cutting board and other items one might need to manage copies, reports, etc. 539 more words

Books And Research Articles

Designing for Motivation

Motivation was just one of a few topics included in the reading for my instructional design and technology course, yet it was one of the most popular on the discussion board. 884 more words

Weekly Reflections

On Motivation (Daniel Pink) Tip #2

After identifying your “flow” activities and optimal times, Daniel Pink suggests strategy #2:

Ask a Big Question

Clare Boothe Luce (one of the first women to serve in Congress) advised John F.

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Personal Success