What do you think about the motivation of work?

Ebru Kırımlı
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We all have different motivations for everything. I am really curious about the motivation of people in the workplace. I do not think that is is just limited with money. Since the classical management theory claimed the situation like this, do you still think that it is all about money?

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@ebru_kirimli1 for me, the idea of contributing to a greater good is what drives me the most. This may not be a "money-making" idea, but it's the source of my motivation definitely. If contributing to the greater good also brings money, that's a win-win situation :D
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
@cansin_orak Good one Cansın! So can we say like contributing to a greater good which is not specially financially focused but the idea itself is driven by the financial support?
health and wellness enthusiast
My motivation is that it's not just the money, but I am motivated because I can slowly develop my skills. It makes me happy that doing what I love contributes to the community.
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Product Hunter
@ebru_kirimli1 I am so into to social relations, meeting new people and doing different things. So my biggest motivation in the workplace is the refreshing effect of of new/different experiences. <3
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
@ali_ata Such an extrovert! Communication is the key for motivation for me either. Means much more than any other factors.
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New founder, long-time learner 📚
I am a big believer in trying to enjoy what you do as much as possible, whether that is work or education. It makes up such a big part of your life that doing something all day that isn't interesting or you don't feel motivated is such a waste. Find somewhere you love the people you work with, your values are aligned with their values, and have something specific you are working towards.
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
@hannah_wright1 Totally agree on that! Nothing is worth it, if you are not happy in any area of life!
Product Management on Hobbycorn
Doing what I love with the people I love is my greatest motivation. Knowing that I have contributed something useful for the world in peace keeps me moving forward.
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Shopify Expert
Taking new challenges is the motivation.
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
Marketing at Yesil Health
I think my biggest motivation is the team that i work with. If there is no joy in team, it makes me feel unmotivated. Also, I have to believe that I can improve myself with the tasks I take.
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
@handeeyilmazz Seems like you are an exact team player! Keep going Hande, wish you never let that feelings go away! Love, Eb.
Data Scientist at Yesil Science
Money is not everything but it is important. If you work on your favorite job, you probably succeed and usually, you make a lot of money. My motivation is to aim for more than I can.
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Product Manager at Hobbycorn
@burak_kahveci Good one Burak, maybe one point that I do not agree with you in here is that, if you work on your favorite job it does not always mean that this job will bring you a lot of money. So much factors involved here like sector, industry etc... However, about that being successfull in the area you are working with love is absolutelly my point of view! Thanks for sharing your idea.
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