“We do things because they’re interesting, because they’re engaging, because they’re the right things to do, because they contribute to the world. The problem is that, especially in our organizations, we stop at that second drive. We think the only reason people do productive things is to snag a carrot or avoid a stick. But that’s just not true. Our third drive—our intrinsic motivation—can be even more powerful.”
Clay Shirky and Daniel Pink discuss spare time and what motivates us.
If you ever wonder why people get so creeped out by ginger kids, this modeling photo says more than words ever could… (via 11points)