Waking up in the morning is difficult. The Sleep Review reported that 57% of Americans hit the snooze button and stay in bed for at least five extra minutes a day. If we struggle to motivate ourselves, how do we even begin to understand how to motivate others? Many businesses have resorted to placing large amounts of money into building fun and interactive break rooms, providing unlimited snacks and drinks, and even offering unlimited vacation days. Read this article to find out why companies should ditch the new, “innovative” way of motivating employees and turn to intrinsic motivators instead.



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