Words matter. These are the best Reward Quotes from famous people such as Teller, Thomas Lennon, Hillary Clinton, Frances Hesselbein, Cris Carter, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Doing beautiful things is its own reward.
Our reward for Starsky and Hutch was getting to write The Six Million Dollar Man for Todd.
We need more good jobs that reward hard work with rising wages, dignity, and a ladder to a better life.
Donors do not reward good intentions.
We had a reward system and a protection system. We would reward players for big plays, things that can help your team win. And then also, we paid guys money for protection, especially guys who couldn’t protect themselves and especially offensive players.
Bigger risk equals bigger reward.
Getting a reward for reaching certain sales targets is certainly attractive.
Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
I am a great believer that the risk should reflect the reward.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
My father would make me stand on the table and make me sing. He would give me a P1 reward after every song.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
You never think the universe will reward your first choice – it just doesn’t work like that.
It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
Once we have delivered Brexit, no one is going to say: ‘Oh wow, you delivered Brexit, I’m going to ignore everything else to do with politics and reward you!’
Many of the basic lessons of business, such as the critical value of customer service or measuring risk against reward when investing capital, have essential application in government, but not in a vacuum.
I think, at the end of the day, that was really what the reward for production is for me, is being allowed to be a part of somebody else’s musical vision for a while. Like Gwar. I got to do a Gwar record, right? That was great.
She had her reward! – that reward of which no enemie could deprive her, which no slanders could make less precious – the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty.
The purpose of the Filecoin currency is to create a fungible token that can be spent to hire the miner network to store files. The first and foremost use of the currency is precisely this: locking it up as a reward to miners who successfully store data on the network.
To have all of these jumps in my arsenal is very beneficial. I can always alter my program so I can either play it safe, or I can play it risky with high reward. It depends on what I feel like I need that day.
Progress makes us lose the feeling of a ceremony that cooking should have. It has significantly shifted our values so that now it seems to us that only activities with an economic reward are worth pursuing.
Over the years, I’ve trained my hair to do what I say, and it’s usually well behaved. I often reward my hair with special treats when it pleases me.
To have prevented one single sin is reward enough for the labors and efforts of a whole lifetime.
God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
He who labours not, cannot enjoy the reward of labour.
When I heard Klopp wanted me, I was really excited because it felt like a huge reward after everything I’d been through, and also because I know how hard the manager works for success.
‘Room’ is a very subtly-made film, and directing awards tend to go to the flashier stuff, but it’s the Director’s section of the academy that make the decision, so I’m very proud they can see something in what I directed and wanted to reward it.
I take praise as not just a reward and a result but also as the beginning of a new process.
Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior.
I think the trend to move towards caucuses and conventions, whether to nominate senators, governors or presidential nominees, I think the move towards caucuses and conventions is a very bad one, and that our party should reward those states that spend the time and money to have primaries.
Human beings evolved opposable thumbs for a reason. The sense of reward you get from making something with your hands can’t be earned any other way. It’s obvious that people learn faster from ‘hands-on’ experience than they do watching someone else do something.
Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
The world doesn’t reward talent, it mostly rewards those who are connected.
When the standard of success becomes merely acting – when any result is regarded as progress and important, when inspiration is seen as a reward rather than a prerequisite – we propel ourselves ahead.
‘Step Brothers’ was like a reward for going through my whole career and somehow surviving.
And all for love, and nothing for reward.
I think the greatest reward you get as a writer is finding that people who are reasonably receptive and intelligent have liked your book.
We need to encourage and reward those who play by the rules.
I’d reached the point at West Brom where I’d play well, score goals, set up goals and nothing would come from it. I’d go home, come back the next day and everything would be the same. No reward, no response.
I think what’s more important to The Prodigy is that, whatever number your album goes in at, or the single, or however many plays it gets, or doesn’t get, or awards you get, or don’t get; our reward, as a band, is to write the best album we can and then go to Download festival and rip it to pieces.
It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards.
The health care system is really designed to reward you for being unhealthy. If you are a healthy person and work hard to be healthy, there are no benefits.
You get to a certain age, and you feel the need to reward yourself just for existing.
At the heart of banking is a suicidal strategy. Banks take money from the public or each other on call, skim it for their own reward and then lock the rest up in volatile, insecure and illiquid loans that at times they cannot redeem without public aid.
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
Peace is its own reward.
Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
Birthdays are a reward for having shown up 365 days in a row. It’s like getting a badge for attendance.
What studies say the number one best way to start an exercise habit is to give yourself a reward that you genuinely enjoy.
You don’t reward reaction; you reward results.
Business gives you a massive high. Doing a great deal, coming up with an inspirational solution… It’s very addictive. But it doesn’t last long. In isolation, it’s a bit sterile. It doesn’t reward the soul.
I can hope that the economy gets better, or I can seek a more proactive approach to protect our employees, reward our shareholders and better service artists and fans.
I’ve always felt like an alien trapped in a human form. We all do at some time or other; for me it’s a permanent state, and I’m still unsure if Earth is a penance or a reward.
For example, I tend to personally reward myself for specific acts of exceptional discipline.
It might seem unfair to reward a person for having so much pleasure over the years, asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and then watching its responses.
My whole life has been about risk and reward.
When you start using senses you’ve neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes.
I have students who are now in chairs in five continents. They invite me to their inaugurals. A tremendous reward.
Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society.
Life is here only to be lived so that we can, through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise. Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I’ll do the best I can.
Innovation is a big risk. It can also be a big reward – but a big punishment if you fail.
It was so satisfying for me – a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!
In the end, long life is the reward, strength, and beauty.
Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands.
If I had to study and work hard, it would have to have the reward of a lot of cash.
To reward work, to grow the middle class and strengthen the economy, to give millions of Americans the respect they deserve… It’s time to raise the minimum wage.
Especially if you don’t have a job that’s providing fulfillment in your technical expertise, there is a lot of reward to working on a very smart and demanding community that will respect you and will give you leadership and authority based on what you do.
I used to be a party monster, very into Acid House, which I saw as my weekend reward for working hard all week.
Lost – yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Once you find out that someone likes a certain game on Facebook, now you know what kind of virtual gift you can get them. You can send them a little decoration. Social games give you goals where you can help and reward your friends.
When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. I was there. I saw it.
You have to let the market reward effort and skill. But a system in which inequality of incomes constantly increases over time is worrisome.
My greatest reward is knowing for certain, as I do with many other acts and artistes, that without Jonathan King being alive and involved, Genesis would not exist, and the guys would have had careers as intended – as accountants and lawyers!
The applause of his native land is the richest reward to which the patriot ever aspires. It is this for which ‘he bears to live or dares to die.’ It is the high incentive to those achievements which illustrate the page of history and give to poetry its brightest charm.
Feeling a part of that community is my greatest reward.
Reinforcement learning is the idea of being able to assign credit or blame to all the actions you took along the way while you were getting that reward signal.
It’s a sport about risk and reward. It’s a sport about becoming a legend. You look at guys that have stepped up on last minute, and it changed their lives. I don’t think that I should be any different.
Google’s ability to pick winners and losers in the information world is a menace. These companies have the ability to determine which media companies are successful and which ones are failures. If I adopt a business plan that doesn’t line up with Google’s, then they’re not going to reward me.
So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that’s a great reward.
I’m a firm believer of the venture capitalist-style approach to solving problems. Rather than doing many small things that you hope add up, it’s much more effective to work on projects that are high risk and high reward.
I think different games have a different chemical release in your brain as far as reward goes. I like making puzzle games, just because I know I’m kinda good at it, and they really are superfun to work on.
As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions.
Typically, if you reward something, you get more of it. You punish something, you get less of it. And our businesses have been built for the last 150 years very much on that kind of motivational scheme.
I live in the present. When I finish a film, it is behind me. My reward is in my work, not in a lot of old memories.
Be the best you can be, but acknowledge that you will make mistakes, and then know which errors to let go of. There will be typos in e-mails, meetings you are late for, daily to-do lists that don’t get completed. Cut yourself some slack and, more important, reward yourself along the way.
The harsh reality is this: to have influence in the world, you need to be willing and able to reward your friends and punish your enemies.
The reward of suffering is experience.
Your brain will eventually enjoy exercise for exercise sake, right; endorphins and endocannabinoids will create a sense of reward, but it doesn’t know that at first.
Awards are so unnecessary because I think we get so much out of our work just by doing it. The work is a reward in itself.
If you are coaching kids, the smile on a kid when he does the right thing, when he puts the ball in the net, that’s the reward right there.
History teaches that the overwhelming majority of elected officials follow movement builders outside government when it comes to the new and risky… Once you recognize it, demand it and reward it, it will happen.
The value of small pocket pairs comes from the possibility of flopping three of kind and winning a sizable pot. To that extent, playing this type of hand is a low risk/high reward proposition.
Anytime you take someone’s money, that puts enormous pressure. But I think if you want the most reward, you have to take the most risk.
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
For many of us, eating has surprisingly little to do with hunger. We eat out of boredom, for entertainment, to comfort or reward ourselves. Try to be aware of why you’re eating, and ask yourself if you’re really hungry – before you eat and then again along the way.
There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction.
All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.
By continuing to work out and dance while pregnant, I feel a double reward from maintaining my normal routine but all the while knowing that baby is sharing in my day.
You should allow professors to become really outstanding academicians, recognised worldwide, and you should reward them.
The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.
To me, there’s no greater reward than being around people you care about and can be present with.
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
‘Swallow My Gift’ is all about music being its own reward. I don’t do it to become more famous; I don’t do it to make money. I don’t do it from an ego-driven point of view.
Simplification of the tax code would not only unlock dormant economic potential, but, in the process, it would blunt the preferred weapon of social engineers, who reward favored industries, punish success and distort economic incentives.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
All players have equal duties and merits and share the reward and sometimes the blame.
Pay-for-procedure or fee-for-service reimbursement rewards doctors and hospitals for volume – not keeping patients healthy or being efficiency. Pay-for-Performance is clearly one tool that can change the incentives to reward quality.
There are lots of risks, but without risks, there’s no reward. I think the reward is bigger than the risk.
The reward of eternal life requires effort.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
Most crime fiction plots are not ambitious enough for me. I want something really labyrinthine with clues and puzzles that will reward careful attention.
These immigrants have come to our country and blatantly disregarded our laws. We cannot, we should not, reward that. No amnesty. No ability to vote. Get those borders secure, and then deal with that situation.
Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
No doubt a leader or leaders can make that culture more effective or less effective, by the way that we behave. Most importantly, but also by what we say, what we stress, what we reward.
A ‘treat’ is different from a ‘reward,’ which must be justified or earned. A treat is a small pleasure or indulgence that we give to ourselves just because we want it. Treats give us greater vitality, which boosts self-control, which helps us maintain our healthy habits.
The man who knows it can’t be done counts the risk, not the reward.
Write every day; never give up; it’s supposed to be difficult; try to find some pleasure and reward in the act of writing, because you can’t look for praise from editors, readers, or critics. In other words, tips that are much easier to give than to take.
Academic achievement was something I’d always sought as a form of reward. Good grades pleased my parents, good grades pleased my teachers; you got them in order to sew up approval.
If no pain, then no love. If no darkness, no light. If no risk, then no reward. It’s all or nothing. In this damn world, it’s all or nothing.
This is the great reward of service, to live, far out and on, in the life of others; this is the mystery of Christ, – to give life’s best for such high sake that it shall be found again unto life eternal.
The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there’s a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding – that existence is a struggle.
Certainly, the Bush Administration will rely in the first instance on its friends, since it would be both illogical and counterproductive to reward its adversaries.
Just being the seeker, somebody whose open to spiritual enlightenment, is in itself the important thing and it’s the reward for being a seeker in this world.
Doing these movies I’ve done with WWE, it’s a different pace. It’s a lot of hurry up and wait, a lot of sitting around and like the day of the pay-per-view, when you’re thinking about what you can do, and then you get the payoff, the reward, that night. It’s just a different animal.
Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
Videogames make you feel like you’re actually doing something. Your brain processes the tiered game achievements as real-life achievements. Every time you get to the next level, hot jets of reward chemical coat your brain in a lathery foam, and it seems like you’re actually accomplishing stuff.
Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
I’m much more comfortable in a meritocracy and in reward for good work as opposed to a political environment, where I feel like all of that can be confused.
My only sure reward is in my actions, not from them.
Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss.
And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you’ll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win.
When you try to grasp the way the Western world is going, you see that we are on a ratchet towards a surveillance state, which is coming to include the whole population in its surveillance. This is our reward for accepting the restraints on the way we live now.
A season of suffering is a small assignment when compared to the reward. Rather than begrudge your problem, explore it. Ponder it. And most of all, use it. Use it to the glory of God.
We need to reward the ‘thankless job’ of substitute teaching with better pay and chances for permanent positions. I look forward to the day when no student comes home saying, ‘I didn’t learn much today… we had a sub.’
College is the reward for surviving high school. Most people have great fun stories from college and nightmare stories from high school.
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
Uber is hardly the first company to exploit the financial vulnerability of teachers – and the desperation of public schools more broadly – to score PR points. Amazon, Boeing, Bank of America, and other corporations have played the part of school benefactor, offering everything from reward programs to school supplies.
We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home.
Russia is so feudal in its system of patronage and reward that it is virtually impossible for a leader to hand over power without controlling his successor or at least receiving an exemption from prosecution – something Mr. Putin granted his predecessor, Boris Yeltsin, in 1999.
We need to simplify the tax code to reward Americans for working hard, investing, saving – and allow families to keep more of their own money.
The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?
In my case, I don’t eat a lot before a show. I eat after. But I do two shows and it becomes part of my reward system. ‘I made people laugh. I deserve a pizza.’
Successful prime-time television of any genre produces some kind of emotional reaction in the viewers. There are a lot of different emotions to tap into. The emotion of the reward of discovery, the feeling of righteous anger, the feelings of pathos and sadness, or sentimentality of being moved by something.
Man gives you the award but God gives you the reward.
During intermission, we reward the loudest, rowdiest fans with backstage passes, so we have a meet-and-greet, and then, at the end of the night, we give all the fans an opportunity to actually get up in the ring and have their picture taken with a TNA star. So we’re very, very fan interactive.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Being charitable provides a boost to your psyche that is tough to replicate in any other way. But note that although any charity will happily take your money, you can give in other ways and still reap the same happiness reward. Volunteering and donating your old or unused belongings have the same result.
When I’m at home, I get what I need to get done during the day and reward myself with a little ‘WoW’ time at night. Some people read a book before they go to bed.
Our hope, and it’s a sad hope, is that… well, I mean we need a tip. That’s why we have such a big reward. We just hope that someone is holding her for her child and that we can, you know, get her back with a tip.
It’s good to keep working hard, pushing yourself, and, by scoring goals, you get the reward.
I’m not a fan of endless mystery in storytelling – I like to know where the mythology’s going; I like to get there in an exciting, fast-paced way – enough that there’s a really clear, aggressive direction to where it’s going, to pay off mystery and reward the audiences loyalty.
Over the years, Judicial Watch reported on the many times Hillary and Bill Clinton used her position as secretary of state to reward their friends and line the coffers of their own foundation.
When people reach out to me and say they relate to me through my characters, that’s also a reward of a kind.
America doesn’t reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
If those who wrote and ratified the 14th Amendment had imagined laws restricting immigration – and had anticipated huge waves of illegal immigration – is it reasonable to presume they would have wanted to provide the reward of citizenship to the children of the violators of those laws? Surely not.
The higher the risk, the higher the reward.
Anyone would love to have the medal and a major trophy on their CV. When you reach Wembley, you think of the amount of hours you have put in training throughout your life, all the games you have played up to that point, and if you win a trophy, it is there forever as a reward.
Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.
I just believe that the way that young people’s minds develop is fascinating. If you are doing something for a grade or salary or a reward, it doesn’t have as much meaning as creating something for yourself and your own life.
But when people emotionally connect with what you’re trying to do, or it resonates with them, that’s a huge reward.
Low-wage individuals barely get anything. I think we have to reward work, and I do think that we need to bump up the earned income tax credit to help low-wage workers.
Life isn’t fair. It’s true, and you still have to deal with it. Whining about it rarely levels the playing field, but learning to rise above it is the ultimate reward.
Going to the Super Bowl is not the reward. It’s playing really well and winning.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
That’s why guys in MMA call each other out most of the time. High reward and low risk.
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
In my Scandinavian-American family, we were conditioned never to sit, at least not comfortably. I was endlessly going back to work. We longed for the fleeting respite of being useful and regarded sleep as a reward for exhaustion, always to be deferred until after the sun goes down.
When you choose high-quality delicious foods, your body will reward you with a trim figure and a longer, healthier life. After all, what you put in your body is the best recipe for staying sexy forever.
Big risk means big reward. I want that.
I enjoy stand-up because it has the biggest reward: instant gratification. You can hear the people laughing.
You get what you reward. Be clear about what you want to get and systematically reward it.
The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
We’re in the doing business, or acting business and creating business. We’re not in the results business, so we don’t have any control over what the result is. My reward comes in the doing of it.
When someone shows confidence in you, you want to reward it back.
I feel like when there’s more on the line and there’s more risks, that means there’s more reward.
These big jumps take a big toll on the body, especially a young body. So, it’s kind of risk or reward, I guess.
The bowl games are only supposed to be a fun reward.
The financial reward is great and I love the life I have, but all money makes possible is for you to stop worrying about money. Then you have freedom to live your life.
You must reward the kind of behavior that you want.
Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.
I think philanthropy is so much more in keeping with spirit of shouting someone out than a material reward.
Virtue is its own reward. We only invented concepts like heaven and hell to describe how we feel. We don’t feel good doing bad and it’s nice to help someone.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
Reading a book you are not enjoying is a torture not to be undertaken without a reward. I leave plays at the interval, too!
There is a great deal of reward when you do good work and people see how successful that work is and the happiness it brings to them.
I’m very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It’s the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
Every single woman that fights MMA has done just as much work as Ronda has; we just haven’t gotten as much turnaround. Those women who came before her haven’t been on magazine covers. They weren’t plastered everywhere by the UFC. They didn’t get the same reward back.
If you keep your eyes fixed on Christ, He’s going to reward you.
Be it a trip to the dentist, getting an injection or even coming home with a good report card, my reward always had to be a book. I didn’t care much for anything else.
The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
Cary Grant never won an Oscar, primarily, I suspect, because he made everything look so effortless. Why reward someone for having fun, for being charming?
No other industry appears to reward failure more than football’s managerial merry-go-round.
I created a fitness club with five friends. We have weekly check-ins and a reward system – and group penalties if one of us slacks off.
Financial reward is important, but it shouldn’t be your end goal – you’ll reach your dreams much sooner if you focus your efforts on more important things.
When I stopped looking at food as a reward or a celebration and began looking at food as energy to fuel my athletic ambitions, that really kind of changed the whole world for me. That was the real ‘aha!’ moment.
If Britain is to have a stable, affordable pension system, people need to work longer, but we will reward their hard work with a decent state pension that will enable them to enjoy quality of life in their retirement.
When people recognize your work and want to reward you for what you’ve done, that’s a good feeling.
The biggest reward for any actor is to be recognised by the characters they play.
Some people do really find fault like there’s a reward for it.
If you tell God no because He won’t explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
For me, acting was a reward. I had to get good grades in order to act, in order to be on TV. I had to do well in school so I could work. To me, it was like an after-school activity, something to look forward to.
The love and support I have got and get from my well-wishers and fans is enough reward for me.
The road to economic well-being is to reward productive economic activity and to provide a moderate and predictable growth of money to finance real economic growth without reigniting the fires of inflation.
If networked science is to reach its potential, scientists will have to embrace and reward the open sharing of all forms of scientific knowledge, not just traditional journal publication. Networked science must be open science.
Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result.
People who work make the world live better and to reward these people well is normal. Yet they are not the people who are the wealthiest.
It’s all about persevering. You know you’re going to be tested. If you keep your eyes fixed on Christ, He’s going to reward you.
I’m delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn’t always do it in the way you expect.
I spoke at TED Global 2010 about the ways that video games engage the brain, and in particular, the idea of reward structures: how a challenge or task can be broken down and presented to make it as engaging as possible.
As a reward for their efforts, however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking.
It’s one thing for a father to say, ‘Oh, my son is great.’ But to have others say it – that’s the true reward. Robbie’s one of the smartest people I know. He’s made such fantastic movies.
To have the appreciation from your peers, the fans and the company you work for is the ultimate reward. For me, that has always been ultimate because respect has always been the most important thing to me in this business.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.