When you Engage Intrinsic Motivation you gain energy from personal values, commitments, and goals. These are the core drivers that make you unique. Intrinsic motivation does not include external factors such as grades, money, recognition, etc.
The following questions will help you understand what drives you.
• What gets you excited?
• What breaks your heart?
• What consumes your thoughts?
• What really matters to you? What is important to you?
• In what circumstances do you feel most alive and full?
• What is your signature strength?
As you work to grow in this competency, consider these resources.
When you understand your needs and values, you will better understand your feelings. Complete the assessment and reflect on your top 5 NEEDS and top 5 VALUES. What new insights do you have? How does this explain some of your reactions? How can you use this information as you work to navigate your emotions?