verb (used with object), mo·ti·vat·ed, mo·ti·vat·ing.
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That was a lot of work on motivating and understanding kids.What if Your Company Had No Rules? (Bonus Episode)|Maria Konnikova|September 12, 2020|Freakonomics
The acquisition was likely motivated by several factors, among them the need to get bigger to better compete with market leader Foursquare.InMarket buys NinthDecimal to compete with Foursquare more effectively|Greg Sterling|September 9, 2020|Search Engine Land
It can be used to show tangible improvement for users and to motivate a population that can find it hard to exercise regularly.
It is hard to motivate young students who feel their future is already written for them.We won’t have a true economic recovery until we tackle the racial wealth gap|matthewheimer|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Silver’s rally has been motivated by many of the same market factors that have driven gold prices to historic highs this year.Investors are pouring record amounts into Wall Street’s new favorite ‘safe haven’|reymashayekhi|September 1, 2020|Fortune
While his health was a motivator, many also speculate he did it with an eye on a future presidential run.Should We Judge Hillary’s Hair or Christie’s Weight?|Keli Goff|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That goes a long way here in South Carolina and could trump party loyalty as a motivator.South Carolina Special Election Has All the Makings of a Scandal-Filled Telenovela|John Avlon|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Reputational harm may be more of a motivator than the sanctions.Where Modern Slavery Thrives: State Department Unveils Trafficking Report|Ilan Greenberg|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I'm sure those are both on the table, but when someone is sitting on nine digits, that kind of package isn't a motivator.