Word of the Day: Autotelic

“Autotelic [2] is used to describe people who are internally driven, and as such may exhibit a sense of purpose and curiosity. This determination is an exclusive difference from being externally driven, where things such as comfort, money, power, or fame are the motivating force.”

On the subject of intrinsic motivation, an outstanding TED talk by Daniel Pink:

via http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autotelic

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