3 Things That Impact Motivation More Than You'd Think
Fact: People don’t just want money from their jobs; they’re looking for a general sense of purpose and greater overall happiness.
With that in mind, the infographic below illustrates what employees need to find not only extrinsic motivation at work (like money or rewards) but also intrinsic motivation (like a sense of purpose and a desire to be better at something).
If you’re a manager, having this knowledge will help you figure out how to better engage your employees. And if you’re an employee, this will make you think about why it is you may not be totally content at your current role.
Infographic courtesy of Officevibe. Photo of people working courtesy of Shutterstock.
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