I’m fascinated about exploring what drives us. Everything we do as content producers is ultimately an expression of that motivation. I’ve always felt a bit ambivalent about Tony Robbins, but here’s a TED talk of Tony Robbins that I found undeniably good.
Emotion is the driving force in life – it shapes our decisions.
At Hunting With Pixels we ask every single person we interview (1200 and counting) this question. We’re yet to find someone who tells me it’s money or status, but most of them are driven by this question:
People who do great things look at how they can contribute. Achievement (money/status) is the byproduct of that idea.
One interesting question in the TED talk is: Why did you NOT achieve something? The defining factor isn’t lack of resources, but resourcefulness. It’s not about what we didn’t have, but what didn’t motivate us.
So if decisions shape destiny, we need to ask