25+ Motivation Books for Free! [PDF]

Always thinking about the relevance of the topics and the needs of our reading community, on this occasion, we have created a compilation of books on motivation in PDF format. This collection has important titles that show psychological research well supported by the scientific method and from recognized authors.

With our motivation books, you will be able to enjoy public domain and scientifically valid information about what moves people to achieve certain goals in life.

Motivation is the force that moves the individual to take action and thus obtain determined results that lead them to be more satisfied with their circumstances. Motivation is what makes us move towards a specific goal that would solve some aspect of our life. In psychology, the subject of personal and work motivation has been widely studied.

Several types stand out, according to the source of the stimulus: achievement motivation, affiliation motivation and competence motivation. Also depending on the place where it comes, it can be intrinsic or extrinsic.

The first one refers to a type of motivation that is given by internal factors, generally, the person carries out the action only for the pleasure of doing it. In the extrinsic motivation the opposite happens, the person is moved by an external factor.

Other types of classification are personal motivation and work motivation; of the latter you will find excellent titles to consult in this section of the virtual library.

Take a look at our entire collection of more than 25 motivational books in PDF format, made for all those who wish to have quick and easy access to free books on this topic.

Here we present our complete selection of Motivation books:

Go Motivate Yourself

Frank Ramos

Personal Confidence & Motivation

Promeng Tempus

Getting Motivated to Change

N. G. Bartholomew, D. F. Dansereau, D. D. Simpson

The effects of motivation in education

Hamid Tohidi, Mohammad Jabbari

Fundamentals of Motivation and Motivational Techniques

Minnesota Wing Civil Air Patrol

Motivating Skills


How to Improve Motivation

Anthony Bagshawe


Basic Knowledge 101


Opsahl.R, Dunnette. M

How to Motivate Yourself and Others? Intended and Unintended Consequences

Juliana Schroeder, Ayelet Fishbach

Work Motivation - Studies of its Determinants and Outcomes

Christina Bjorklund

Five Key Ingredients for Improving Student Motivation

Kaylene C. Williams, Caroline C. Williams

Motivation: A Literature Review

Emily R. Lai

Work Motivation: Relationships with Job Satisfaction, Locus of Control and Motivation Orientation

Tiiu Kamdron

Motivation - Basic Concepts and Theories

Various authors

A pocket guide to Motivational Interviewing

Miller W. R., Rollnick S.

Strategies for Increasing Students’ Self-motivation

Sylvester J. O. Odanga

Mind Tools on Motivation

James Manktelow, Kellie Fowler

The Power of Motivation

Various authors

Theories of Motivation (Power Point Presentation)


Motivation – Concept, Nature, Process and Theories (Power Point Presentation)

Asha Kumari Gupta

Top 20 Effective Motivation Techniques (Power Point Presentation)

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Motivation in the Workplace to Improve the Employee Performance (Article)

Vinay Chaitanya Ganta

What is Motivation and why does it matter? (Article)


What is Motivation (Power Point Presentation)

University of Oklahoma

Motivation Techniques (Article)

Grand Valley State University

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