Tag: motivation

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Bill Ackman on What Motivates Us

  Bill Ackman, the founder chairman and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said in an interview with CNBC that he is motivated by sex. Bill is featured in Maneet Ahuja’s latest book, “The Alpha Masters“. The legendary hedge fund manager added that […]

What Really Moves Us?

What Really Moves Us?

What’s wrong with viewing motivation as a function of the hedonic principle — that we are motivated to seek pleasure and avoid pain? For thousands of years we’ve simply accepted this idea that in all cases, “carrots” motivate people to […]

The surprising truth about what motivates us

The surprising truth about what motivates us

What motiviates us is it money or other things? I saw this video a while ago, but lost it. I just found it today, h/t to http://valueinvestingresource.blogspot.com/. This is a really interesting video that I encourage everyone to read. It will […]