After reading the Influence I had a feeling that something was missing. I was looking for a way to be able to motivate people, specially in a team. And this book has it covered perfectly.
Here is a small algorithm, in which everything is awesome: pay well, increase complexity, have a purpose, give autonomy (tasks, tools, time, remote is ok), and focus on results
One more thing that is important is communication, the particular words that are used. One tremendous example is the inefficient use of
should — it’s better to use
think of or
consider, and let the other person have their own think process, thus feeling independent and not pressed on. This advice is found in the Start with No book by Jim Campbell.