What motivates us to do our best work is the holy grail of the new economy.
“Pay people enough to take the issue of money off the table.”
Then motivate them by offering opportunities for:
- Autonomy – work independently;
- Mastery – learn new skills and improve themselves;
- Purpose – be tied to a higher mission, like making things better.
Don’t take my word for it. Watch this mind-blowing 10 minute animated presentation about it.