WordCamp Europe Seville – Remote Work, Open Source, and Motivation

I recently spoke at WordCamp Europe in Seville on the inherent motivation that the distributed model promotes, here’s the offical summary:

Our traditional understanding of motivation is broken. Thankfully the science is now clear. We’ll explore how a culture which embraces Open Source and remote work promotes the real drivers of motivation and ultimately leads to a happy, motivated team.

I had a great time delivering the talk and was particularly pleased with the questions that were raised at the end. Here’s my slides:

It was also filmed and is available on wordpress.tv

I’m also aiming to clean up my speaker notes and post them.

*Props to @siobhanpmckeown for the oxford comma corrections.