Posts Tagged ‘motivation’

Paul Buchheit On Intrinsic/Extrinsic Motivation

Paul Buchheit has a great post on the infamous “Tiger Mom” article that created all sorts of controversy a few weeks ago. I must say I agree with him largely and always found myself overwhelmingly running on intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation always failed miserably on me. I’d be curious to know what the breakdown is […]

Developing A Thick Skin Is Bullshit

From Sarah Lacy’s TechCrunch post Conan O’Brien’s Love/Hate Relationship with the Internet is a very interesting insight from Coco: O’Brien said the biggest thing that held him back from both writing and performing was a fear of being criticized because he’s incredibly sensitive. He punched a big hole in one of the biggest clichés in […]

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

About a week ago I linked to a video called the secret powers of time, here’s another from the RSA series titled Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us by Dan Pink. Another really interesting 10 minute look at the psychology that drives us. I’m starting to become addicted to this series.