This is an 18 minute video you HAVE TO watch. It's a TED talk about what motivates us. It refers to business, but it probably applies to other stuff. There are several things the information implies that he does not say -- like, maybe paying CEOs too much is killing creativity in business, and a guaranteed basic income would work and not make people lazy (as the tests have shown). What others can you think of?
this is the video of the TED talk about motivation.