What motivates us, really?

What motivates us really?

The question is posed by Daniel Pink in his book:

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

If you have been working in business for some time already then your gut reaction might be ‘Money!’. Although this is true for simple tasks the same is not so true anymore for complex tasks where creative thoughts are necessary to complete the job.

Watch this movie that was posted after the book was published. It is a summary of what is there in more detail in the book itself:

So, we have to aim for the following keywords to get the best out of us, wether it is our work or the olympics…