Money is Not Necessarily a Great Source of Encouragement
Hi, dear Steemians!
Today I want to talk to you about our greatest source of encouragement which transcends the realm of material and exceeds your own selfish desires for something greater than any of us can think of at any given time.
This source of motivation has compelled many people to do things that they otherwise would not.
A lot of people think that riches and wealth is an end that can compensate every mean you can imagine, but that is not true.
A few years ago, some psychologists conducted a research into the idea of money as an incentive for working harder and smarter.
They found a group of people who created stuff out of passion and artistic vision. Then they offered them money to do that job with more determination and principle that they would usually apply to their own work.
What they realized at the end of the experiment is that these people did not do as well as they used to when they weren’t getting paid for it.
Now, this might seem unreasonable and stupid to you. But in a moment, you are going to understand why.
It might not be a sensible idea at first. Why wouldn’t you like to do something that you like AND get paid for it?
Some of you are thinking about determination and principle right now. That the reason behind their lack of motivation was that they had to do the job at the right moment and time.
But that is not it!
The reason is that suddenly, these people who did something just for the hell of it, had to do it for money.
Their source of motivation and purpose for doing that job underwent a drastic change, and that in turn extinguished the light of their own passion.
There is a great difference when someone’s purpose for doing something is simply riches and another person does it for the fun or the adventure. This can also be said about passion.
When you are passionate about something, you feel a spiritual connection to it.
When another third party comes in the way of that and offers you money, he is interrupting that connecting and filling its place with something that we all know as ‘greed’ and lust.
Some people do stuff because they are simply fascinated by the process of challenging themselves. That is why continuous research in this matter has shown that money is not a great incentive for people who work with passion.
Money could even ruin the experience for these people. Principle comes next, as doing something for the fun of it means that you have freedom to choose when you want to do it.
But when someone offers you money, you are going to have to stick to their schedule and desires. This is not to say that we should not work for money, but it is an interesting concept for your mindset.
Do things just for the adventure and the passion that is involved, and not for money, as it is not a great incentive in the long run!
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You all know the goal! We can reach: More and More Upvotes each others!
I'm reading all the meaningful comments from the posts.
I am here making a list of all of you who have helped build this community by voting for each other who write meaningful comments and soon I will respond to everyone with comment and thank you all because I can already see this spirit being built in this Positive Mindset community and help between all of you.
You will receive my upvote in all material and brief comments I will do this in all the posts I am following very closely and I can see what the people who are generous and contribute to this legacy that I am trying to build with all of you can become reality in a short time.
First of all, I would like to thank all of you, who are the most active and proactive in this community, showing your generosity and always with meaningful comments. From now on I will always make a list of these incredible people who have helped to expand our goal of growing ever more.
But I ask that if you are new around here you read many of the previous posts because they make it clear that we are building a community with respect among all, generosity and this blog is for those who really want to start moving their Mindset to positive and moreover be part of the growth of all of us who contribute to this blog. Please do not ask to include you in the list if you are just wanting upvotes because we want here people genuinely attuned to growth and good attitudes and as I have always said with Respect as the basis of all, generosity and positivity!
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