What’s the best way to motivate other people?
Make them feel special. Create an esprit de corp, and a feeling that you are an elite, that even if you have the shittiest jobs within a large organization, you should feel proud of the fact that you’re part of something. Recognize excellence. Celebrate weirdness, and innovation. Oddballs should be cherished, if they can do something other people can’t do.
The World Only Cares About What It Can Get from You
So here is my terrible truth about the adult world: You are the confused guy with the pocket knife. All of society is the bleeding gunshot victim.