Quiz – What Uniquely Motivates You?

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    To help you identify what motivates you, consider from among
    the following categories of typical motivators. Rank the categories,
    starting with “1” as the highest. You might have several
    categories that rank a “1”. Don’t worry about getting
    your ranking to be “perfect”. The point is to go through
    the process of thinking about what motivates you. Consider discussing
    the results with your supervisor, friends, etc.

    __ Career Development/Success
    __ Caring For/Supporting Others
    __ Comfort/Relaxation
    __ Fun/Recreation
    __ Health/Balance/Energy
    __ Influence/Leadership
    __ Learning/Knowledge/Discovery
    __ Materials/Possessions
    __ Recognition/Praise
    (it’s OK to seek this – in some environments you have to seek it …)
    __ Security/Money/House
    __ Social/Affiliation/Popularity/Acceptance
    __ Status/Prestige/Stand Out/Reputation
    (it’s OK to seek this … some roles require some of it)
    __ Task Accomplishment/Problem Solving/Achievement
    __ Teaching/Guiding Others
    __ Vitality/Energy
    __ Others? __________________
    Are there other comments you could make that would help you (and maybe others)
    to more clearly understand what motivates you. Please take a moment to consider
    this question and describe any answers below.

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