The psychology of what motivates us, animated

Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose: The Science of What Motivates Us, Animated

“The best use of money as a motivator is to pay people enough to take the issue of money off the table: Pay people enough so that they’re not thinking about money and they’re thinking about the work. Once you do that, it turns out there are three factors that the science shows lead to better performance, not to mention personal satisfaction: autonomy, mastery, and purpose.”

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us (public library)