intrinsic reward

Definition

The personal satisfaction a person derives from a sense of self-accomplishment related to personal or business goals. Psychologists have found that intrinsic rewards can be more powerful motivators than an external reward system such as an employee bonus program. For example, employees who are given more opportunities to meet new challenges or learn new things tend to be self-motivated versus those that rely upon feedback or direction from their employers.

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You need to try and make sure that you are getting some intrinsic reward from your time you spend working.

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Products of hobbies are often considered intrinsic rewards because people pursue those activities for the simple pleasure of the activity, not for profit or external praise.

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While most people feel that compensation and benefits are the most desired rewards, some individuals are more driven by an intrinsic reward and the feeling of accomplishment.

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