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what makes us feel good about our work?

I love this TED talk by Dan Ariely about what it is that makes us feel good about our work.  It turns out that money isn't the great motivator, it's meaning. In fact, here are the insights of his talk:

1.  Seeing the fruits of our labour may make us more productive.
2. The less appreciated we feel our work is, the more money we want to do it.
3.  The harder a project is, the prouder we feel of it.
4.  Knowing that our work helps others may increase our unconscious motivation.
5.  The promise of helping others makes us more likely to follow rules.
6.  Positive reinforcement about our abilities may increase performance
7.  Images that trigger positive emotions may actually help us focus.

Take a look at the 20 minute video above for more.  Does this ring true for you?

"in some ways, doing great work is a counter-cultural act."

I stumbled across this video yesterday, and I have to say it resonated with me in a way that a video hasn't in a long time.  Michael Bungay Stanier is a business coach and the author of the book Do More Great Work:  Stop the Busywork. Start the Work that Matters.  He says that every type of work that we do is "bad work, good work or great work," and that while good work keeps us safe, great work is the work that both energizes us, and makes a difference to our worlds.

Click the image above to watch his amazing interview -- the nuggets you'll glean from the next 30 minutes might seriously change how you approach your workday.  It definitely has mine.

(Incidentally, the video also mentions another work of Stanier's, End Malaria -- a book that is literally saving lives, with writings from a group of amazing authors about doing great work.  Consider picking up a copy to help -- I already own this book, and it's truly inspiring.)

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