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We’ll start this article with a question, WHAT MOTIVATES you to do a good job?


To be able to answer this question with the most relevant factor that motivates us, we first need to take a deeper look into the definition of MOTIVATION. So, what is motivation? It is a drive that forces an individual to work in a certain way. It is the energy that pushes us to work hard to accomplish the goals, even if the conditions are not going our way. From this definition, psychologists started developing several theories explaining the concept of motivation. Let’s have a look at one of the famous theories which belongs to Abraham Maslow – 1943 “Hierarchy of Needs” viewed below

maslow's hierarchy of needs

Maslaw’s stated in his theory that the lower level would be a motivator until it is satisfied. Once satisfied, we will be motivated by the next level, and this continues up the hierarchy. Looking up to Maslaw’s pyramid, where do you think you stand and where do you want to be? What motivates you to be a better you?