Who Gains? A Guide to Better Understanding Motivations

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Let’s try a thought experiment. If I gave you the opportunity to cure cancer, but it would cause you to be broke for the rest of your life, would you take the offer? Depending on the person, I’m sure many would and many wouldn’t.

Now let’s take this scenario one step further: if you found out that by curing cancer, you would make me a billionaire. Would you still take…

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Product-minded Engineering Leader. Organization & Cultural Builder. Traveler. Martial Artist (Muay Thai & Pekiti Tirsia Kali).

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Ken Kao

Ken Kao

Product-minded Engineering Leader. Organization & Cultural Builder. Traveler. Martial Artist (Muay Thai & Pekiti Tirsia Kali).

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