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Is motivation more important than money? Dan Ariely makes the case

Making money ain’t everything.

Before you e-mail me and tell me I am crazy, watch this TED Talk from Behavioral economist Dan Ariely.

He lays out the argument that what motivates us to work isn’t necessarily money or joy. Instead, it would appear that most of us thrive on meaning more than money. Making constant progress and having a sense of purpose ultimately rule the day …

Let me know what you think …

About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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