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Wearable technology – change vs balance

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In a recent survey conducted by Phones 4u, it was revealed that 65% of consumers were confused by the ‘wearable tech’, ‘connected home’, ‘smart tech’ or ‘quantified self’ terminology. See full article here: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2014/08/22/phones-4u-survey-reveals-65-consumers-confused-wearable-tech-and-connected-home

And they aren’t the only ones.

For all those out there …

Intrinsic or extrinsic motivation: which do you have?

Have you heard these terms before? Ever wondered what the difference is between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation? I’ve definitely heard the terms, but I was particularly intrigued to find out which I have, so explored a little further.

To start with, the clearest difference between the two types of motivation …

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Last week whilst browsing through the news, I came across an article which really caught my eye. The story was all about a teacher in America who spends his 25-minute lunch break drawing creative masterpieces on a whiteboard, and they really are quite incredible! Gregory Euclide works at a school in Minnesota River Valley and began creating these pieces of art as a form of stress relief…