On the surface, it may seem goals like getting rich and having power would be powerful motivators. Yet, studies have shown that these external motivators carry little long term weight.
Author Bill George argues that the best leaders and entrepreneurs are better off following intrinsic –e.g. personal meaning – rather than extrinsic – e.g. power and money – motivators.
Here are 6 Intrinsic Motivators that top founders have proven will help any leader or entrepreneur stay focused.
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Building a successful company takes a lot of different resources. However, to stay focused and committed, it’s important to connect with some mission that’s larger than yourself, as these motivators indicate. Think of how much untapped potential is available by helping each person on your team connect with one of these powerful forces. What will be your first step today?
Bill Ringle is a CEO, former Apple exec, published author, and angel investor. Through Grow Business Now, he offers strategies and tools to elevate growth for executives and entrepreneurs from more than 46 industries. Bill has conducted nearly 200 podcast interviews on My Quest for the Best, where industry and business leaders share their secrets to success.