How To Be
Motivated Without A Motivator
by: Jeff Earlywine
Many professionals spend their entire careers working under managers or supervisors that don’t truly understand the importance of motivation. This lack of understanding results in one of two things: 1) Low performance and productivity of the organization and staff or 2) Self-motivation of the professional, which results in high performance, satisfaction, and productivity. If you are in the low performance category then you know how difficult it is to reach your potential without someone motivating you. What you need to begin doing is motivating yourself.
The definition of motivation used here is: “Instruction and challenges given that assists in reaching goals, dreams and (more importantly) potential.” This definition has been perfected by Weight Watchers: a very successful weight-loss organization. Weight Watchers has discovered that weekly “weigh-in” meetings boost the achievement of their client’s weight loss goals. These meetings also serve to give instruction and accountability to those passionate about losing needed pounds.
Therefore, lets apply a similar approach to your career and personal life, with you being the motivator. In order to motivate yourself you need to discover, design, and develop.
Once you have written these goals down it is very important that they be added to your task list and reviewed on a weekly basis.
willing to leave your comfort zone. The greatest barrier to achieving your
potential is your comfort zone. Great things happen when you make friends with
your discomfort zone.
be afraid to make mistakes. Wisdom helps us avoid making mistakes and comes
from making a million of them.
indulge in self-limiting thinking. Dare to dream big dreams. Shoot for the moon
and expect to hit it.
to be happy. Happy people are easily motivated. Laugh at something every day.
at least one hour a day in self-development. Read good books, listen to
inspiring tapes, pray and read God’s Word.
yourself to finish what you start. So many of us become scattered as we try to
accomplish a task.
your goals, and celebrate accomplishments.
next week this week. If you hold yourself to your plans then you will
accomplish a great deal and will not need someone to constantly motivate you.
quit when you experience a setback or frustration. Success could be just around
someone you can mentor and motivate. There is nothing like giving yourself
These are the steps that I have seen successful people implement into their lives. I hope they will help you learn to motivate yourself, whether you have a motivator in your life or not.
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