Arthur Doler

Arthur Doler

Senior Software Engineer
Omaha, NE

Arthur (or Art, take your pick) has been a software engineer for 11 years and has worked on things as exciting as analysis software for casinos and things as boring as banking websites. He is an advocate for talking openly about psychology and mental health in the technical world, and he spends a lot of time thinking about how we program and why we program, and about the tools, structures, cultures, and mental processes that help and hinder us from our ultimate goal of writing amazing things. His hair is brown and his thorax is a shiny blue color.

Arthur's Sessions

  • What Makes You DO Stuff? The Psychology of Motivation

    Are you sick of the words "motivation", "empowerment", "engagement", or "incentivize"? Are you convinced that any attempt to actually motivate you, your coworkers, or your employees is doomed to end in a dystopian Dilbert-like nightmare? Do you suspect some of your coworkers - or even you - might be motivated by something other than money (and might even be replicants)? No need for a Voight-Kampff test... just come learn about the psychology of motivation, and how your brain responds to it! We'll cover the history of motivation theory, some more modern concepts that aren't often talked about, and then offer some suggestions about how to use your new knowledge to help your company - or at least you - finally get rid of those "Teamwork!" posters on the walls.

    Speaker: Arthur Doler

    Level: Beginner

    Tracks: Career and Soft Skills 

    Topics: Software Career