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Quote Of The Day: What Helps & Hurts Motivation?


It Pays to Give Thanks at the Office is a useful article in today’s Wall Street Journal.

Here’s an excerpt:


It goes on to say:

Financial incentives can actually have a negative impact. You need to start with a fair salary, but being given direct payoffs for performance can undermine the intrinsic and personal motivations that make us want to give our all.

I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On “Motivating” Students.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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