What is achievement motivation?

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Oct 6, 2016

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It can be summarized as the need for success or the attainment of excellence. People will satisfy their needs through different means, and are driven to succeed for varying reasons both internal and external (Such as social) reasons.

Motivation is one of the basic drive for all of our actions. It refers to the dynamics of our behavior, which has our needs, desires, and ambitions in life. Most goals are incentive-based and can vary from eliminating hunger to a need for love and establishment of mature sexual relations. Motives for achievements can range from a biological need to satisfying creative desires or realizing success in a competitive venture. It's important because it affects our lives everyday. All of our behaviors, actions, thoughts, and beliefs are influenced by our inner drive to succeed.