Here's a really interesting video that looks at what studies tell us about how best to motivate employees. Turns out that just offering cash not only doesn't work, it can actually be counterproductive!
Check this out, as it's very instructive. It's also presented in a really fun way!
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It's common knowledge that Google lets its engineers spend 20% of their workweek on side projects "they're passionate about." Some might think this is a holdover from the days of the Internet bubble, when web startups had game rooms, naptimes and other such perks.
But the truth is, this policy has really paid off for Google. Huge profit-spinners such as Gmail and Adsense are some of the innovations that have resulted.
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