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What Motivates You? (Part 3)

To Start at What Motivates You? Part 1. Back to Part 2. Now we get into the interesting motivation theories. Content Theories: Needs theories, because the theory focuses on the importance of what motivates us (needs) or the process used to allocate energy to maximize the satisfaction of needs. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: The needs, listed […]

What Motivates You? (Part 1)

Why do you do anything? What makes you get out of bed in the morning? What motivates you? What is motivation? Motivation is a theoretical construct, used to explain behavior. It is the scientific word used to represent the reason for our actions, our desires, our needs, etc. There are a number of reasons why people […]

Keep the Bar Full: 8 Core Needs

In the game Sims, there are 8 core needs that must be in the green in order for the sim to be able to focus on other aspects of their life. This game simulation is a good reference to understand what an individual needs in life. The 8 Needs are… Hunger Comfort Bladder Energy Fun Social […]

Minimalist Me: 200 Items or Less

In order to reduce my carbon footprint, I made the personal decision to only own and use the things I need and veer away from the consumption of things I want. For needs, it can be at its basic core of food and shelter and then be expanded to items that are important to any of the 7 Aspects of Life, like a computer for work. The […]

I Want Everything but Need Nothing

In today’s society not many people are content with the things they have. They always aspire for more because they compare themselves to those around them which can lead to dissatisfaction. However I want to differentiate the two words: need and want. The book definition of a need (v) is “to require (something) because it is essential or very […]