I think being meticulous is is actually an innate human trait. The only prerequisite is that you have to activiely nurture a certain mindstate where you are driven by curiosity, joy and calm clarity. And that can be quite a task.
But when you get there it simply feels good to perfect something, polish it, package it neatly while being excited and mindfull in the process. Every character typed, every save, every click of a button.