Many people talk about the magic of tapping into the brain’s dopamine reward system these days. Developers, IT pros, and especially business leaders are endlessly chasing the secret formula to the elusive, coveted flow state. While people have long believed that deep focus is something you’ve either got or you haven’t, it turns out there’s something of a formula to motivation and drive. By providing the necessary tools, environment, and access to learning, any leader can inspire developer teams and ramp up productivity.
Continue reading to discover the top three motivators for developers and IT professionals; but first, let’s explore the importance of money in motivating people to perform mechanical and cognitive tasks.