Thursday, 25 October 2012

Increase Your Motivation For Success

Monday 5 October, 2009
At times we're all guilty of putting tasks aside to finish later, even if we know these tasks are beneficial to us. Many of us are holding out to do things until the timing or the day is better.
Why not start today? The key to getting things done today is motivation.
Motivation is related to factors that stimulate desire and energy within us. Motivation causes us to be continually interested and committed to a job, role, or subject, and to exert persistent effort in attaining a specific goal.
Motivation gives us more frequent positive thinking, increased self confidence, and a more defined path to personal success. Hard work and dedication are key factors to success, but what drives these two qualities is motivation.
Motivated people thrive on making themselves better at what they do on a daily basis. Without self motivation you couldn't dedicate countless hours to building a business, lengthy time to building lasting relationships, studying for a difficult test, or even care enough to work hard at being better each day.
Many very talented people fail to reach their full potential due to the fact that they just weren't motivated enough to pursue their goals. One important aspect of motivation is setting goals.
Goal setting helps us define what we want in life and the path we are willing to take to achieve that goal. There are many different types of goals.
There are short term goals, long term goals, simple goals, and more lofty goals. We need a good combination of goals to keep our focus on what we want in this life.
Everyone has at least some goals. The difference is that some people are motivated enough to really try to reach for them.
Think about things that you want to accomplish today, within a month, a year, or a lifetime. Consider what goals will suit your personal desires.
Then, write down your goals. Writing them down provides you a visual list that you can check off as you go, and hopefully reward and recognize yourself for your accomplishments.
After writing them down, develop a plan of action to get you there. Without this, goals are simply dreams that are not likely to be achieved.
When making goals, make sure they are attainable. By creating attainable goals, it will be easier to motivate yourself and create realistic goals that provide stepping stones for the more elaborate ones in the future. As you begin to list goals that you can attain within the year, you'll start to feel more motivated to get things done.
Goal setting is a priceless part of self motivation and success building. Starting with small, attainable goals will help you to build self confidence and attain what you want in life.
Another important thing to note is that the self motivated individual doesn't believe in barriers. There is no such thing as impossible to a highly motivated person, and at the very least, what is said to be impossible intrigues them.
As you start adopting this positive attitude you'll see immediate results. There isn't one thing in the world that you cannot do.
The only one who can say otherwise is you. When you realize this, you'll begin to feel more in control and take more positive action in your ventures.
Thinking positively about every situation is a very valuable trait, and will be found amongst almost all successful people. The idea behind a self-fulfilled prophecy is that the more you say something, the more evident it becomes in your life.
When you tell yourself that something is impossible, or allow someone else to, you've in fact already stopped yourself from accomplishing it. However, telling yourself that you can do something, even in the face of adversity, actually increases the chances that you'll succeed.
This is because you'll already be thinking success, aiming for success, not failure. This will drive you to go above and beyond limitations to reach your goal, as failure was never an option to begin with.
When you combine positive thinking with effective goal setting, you'll soon see motivation begin to rise within yourself. You'll feel more organized and more powerful than ever, and as you continue living this way, those feelings can only increase.
Motivate yourself by reminding yourself that you can do whatever you want to choose in life. Then, let go of the limitations and barriers that society and other people place on you.
Limitations are for losers. But remember, you are a winner.
As you implement this into your daily life it will become easier and your motivation will steadily increase.

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