Home › Forums › Course Discussion Forum › Motivation Discussion › Intrinsic or extrinsic motivation? › Reply To: Intrinsic or extrinsic motivation? November 8, 2015 at 6:29 pm #15267 Jason von StietzParticipant It looks like Michael Jordan’s motivation was intrinsic. From listening to him talk, it sounds like he valued learning from mistakes and mastering his craft. He is probably very high in need for achievement and low in fear of failure.