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The passion factor by Jorge Urrea Filgueira, Silvia Leal

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Passion for Innovation. First Factor: Motivation

1. Motivation and its Movement Mechanism

1.1. Motivational Impulses

The word motivation derives from the Latin motivus, meaning the cause of movement. Former athlete and American politician Jim Ryun is the creator of a statement that accurately explains why it is essential to the innovative process, “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

A number of explanations have been offered on the motivation-action sequence. They seek to answer such questions such as: Why is it that something motivates us, or indeed, what is it that demotivates us? What are the keys needed to turn motivation into passion? All the explanations have made interesting contributions but none ...

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