The Productivity Lie That Won’t Die

Synthetic versus Organic Motivation

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People who seek out motivation never seem to get enough of it. The feeling intoxicates us like a sugar high, but we crash just as hard. And so we search for more of it to sustain the rush. Affirmations, success seminars, pep-talks and self-help books are examples of this type of catalyst.