Category Archives: extrinsic motivation

38 – Special Guest Andy Frank



Andy Frank will be joining with us to talk about technology, instruction and managing the home life in the era of COVID-19. We discuss some of the things that influenced his decision to move from instruction back into software engineering development. I have to know that we’re impacting and changing lives. That’s what really motivates … Continue reading 38 – Special Guest Andy Frank


35 – Under Pressure Pt 1



Who isn’t under pressure right now, during the midst of a world pandemic? On top of our normal life pressures. In this episode, we consider what does it mean to be under pressure. Is there good to come from it? Can we leverage it? We mention to check out our earlier episodes on the competencies.  … Continue reading 35 – Under Pressure Pt 1


Spirit of EQ – How Well Do You Know Yourself



How Well Do You Know Yourself Eric: So today we’re going to be looking at how well do you know yourself. Now there’s a part of me that says that’s really, really important and I think there may be some things that our listeners are going to learn that maybe are not so obvious in … Continue reading Spirit of EQ – How Well Do You Know Yourself


6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation



Jeff and Eric discuss engaging intrinsic motivation, the motivation that comes from within you, within who you are. Most people are driven by extrinsic motivation. It’s more powerful, but it’s not the most important. Jeff talks about two high-profile examples, NBA star LeBron James and Neil Peart, from the band Rush. In each episode, Jeff … Continue reading 6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation