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Bafana, pull your finger out or you’re not Ghana be going to Cameroon

The national team’s players need a lesson in self-motivation or their Afcon 2022 dream will become a nightmare

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American psychologist Edward Deci rewrote the script about motivation. He believed that instead of questioning how to motivate people, we should shape a society in which people motivate themselves. .

I like his approach. Deci’s thinking is highlighted eloquently in Rugter Bregman’s Humankind — A Hopeful History, in which the author tackles motivation.

“This question is neither conservative nor progressive, neither capitalist nor communist. It speaks to a new movement — a new realism. Because nothing is more important than people who do something because they want to do it,” Bregman writes at the end of a moving chapter entitled The Power of Intrinsic Motivation...

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