Intrinsic Motivation: Why Focus on External Rewards Makes You Less Successful

Focusing on External Rewards Kills Joy

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Your Work Feels like an Obligation

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You’re Not Focused on the Work

Less Flow

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Decreased Motivation

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You Live in an Imagined Future

Gain an Unfair Creative Advantage

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