You walk into a clearing. There is a bright flash of light. A solid wall of light forms around you, and a massive sphinx in the centre. She says: I have no riddle for you. Only a question. What do you truly seek?
A person’s motivational orientation can influence the choice of career. E.g, a person who is relationship oriented will likely choose a job that involves interacting with people.
Hence, a wrong match of motivational styles with job requirements can affect success in a specific career.