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RSAnimate - What motivates us

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RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby Charles » Mon Dec 27, 2010 2:32 pm

Another in the series of RSAnimate whereby a mysterious hand through the use of a marker board and markers, illustrates the lecture.

In this case, it's the surprising truth about what motivates us in terms of how we function within the workplace. Sometimes it's money and material rewards, depending on the nature of the work, and sometimes, more money makes no difference. What motivates us, in certain instances is not necessarily financial gain, but something else. A desire to make a difference, to make the world a better place.

Watch the video and see the drawn conclusion.

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Re: RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby Charles » Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:27 pm

Just noticed, this video has had 3,961,544 views since April 1 of this year. Not bad.
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Re: RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby Charles » Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:03 am

Here's an article that came out today, the subject of which is consistent with the RSAnimate video I've embedded about what motivates us.

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More business schools embracing do-gooders

Social enterprise programs growing in sophistication, popularity

By Roland Jones
msnbc.com
updated 12/28/2010

The popular image of a modern-day business school student as a sharp-suited spreadsheet wizard increasingly is being turned on its head. For reasons ranging from the economy to a change in attitudes, many students today are pursuing business school degrees with a view toward working with non-profits, or launching socially responsible businesses.

Read article here.
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Re: RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby skynet » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:32 pm

Here's an interesting article on this topic.

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CEOs and the Candle Problem

In America we have a motivation problem : money. I'm not a communist. I love capitalism (I even love money), but here's a simple fact we've known since 1962: using money as a motivator makes us less capable at problem-solving. It actually makes us dumber....

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Re: RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby Miracle » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:42 pm

I have been away from reading the forums for a little while and just wanted to let you know how valuable this type of thinking(and your posting) is/was to me. I too believe that if you ask folks what is most important to them, they will inevitably say that MONEY ranks up at the top. The real fact of the matter is that once you have "enough" money not to starve and have at least a little money left-over to take in a movie or eat out now and then, the biggest motivator is just to be allowed to do something interesting or fun.

As the video said, to make some kind of a change in the World.When we leave this earth, no one will ever remember nor care about the size of your bank account.

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Re: RSAnimate - What motivates us

Postby Charles » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:33 am

Thanks for bumping this up Tom. Reviewing the video is a healthy reminder as to what really matters in life. By the way, the views are at 8,374,808 now. A lot more people have seen it on YouTube since the time when I started the topic.
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