How to accidentally destroy your top performers

Motivated people generally perform better than those that aren't. Those intrinsically motivated - through the enjoyment or the sense of purpose they derive from the activity - are usually the best performers. Those largely motivated by extrinsic factors such as…

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The Scale Of Fun

The scale of fun

There is a 'Scale of Fun' that is often talked about by adventure sports and outdoors enthusiasts. Activities of various degrees of peril and toughness are graded as Type 1, Type 2 or Type 3 fun.   At the heart…

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Mastery in a Global World

Mastery has long been linked to motivation and happiness. If we get good, really good at something, and have the opportunity to demonstrate our prowess, we will feel good about ourselves.   Globalisation has moved far faster than our brains…

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