Motivation Information

Motivation Information

How to Use the Power of Words to Your Benefit


Someone I know maintains that "motivational words are great coming from philosophers, but that's because they're not in the real world." The power of words can be an incredible aid to helping us remain motivated and focused.

How to Use the Power of Words to Your Benefit - Part II


A friend of mine read the article, How to Use the Power of Words to Your Benefit, and dryly made the comment, "So what?"At first it didn't concern me, but a few days later I began thinking about his comment. I had obviously not made the point clear, and therefore I decided to expand on this concept.

Mountain-Moving Momentum


It can be challenging to think about going to the next level. Especially when you're completely overwhelmed by the thought of taking the next step.

To Boost Your Brain, Move That Body!


If you really want to be at your absolute peak mentally, if you want to have a dynamic and well functioning brain, an essential component of your program must include regular physical exercise. Does that surprise you?You might wonder why physical exercise is important if your main priority is to improve the functioning of your mind.

Are You the Motivator


We're all aware of how important teamwork is and how an inspired team, working together toward a clearly defined goal, can accomplish tremendous results. But how do you get all co-workers to pull together and realize they are a vital link in a much bigger picture?Remember that individuals make a team.

Selective Perspective


Picture this: A mother and daughter are looking at the snowfall from the front widow of their home. The daughter thinks: "Great, No school tomorrow.

Assessing Your Self-Help Needs


Self Help is itself a broad category from which to choose resources for your personal benefit. It is wise to assess yourself first, in terms of "needs" and/or "problems" to be solved.

How to Become an Effective Self-Help User


"Know Yourself" That's what the big guy said way back when? Was it Aristotle, Plato or Socrates? Anyhow, that's the essence of what this article is about.You are a "self-help" seeker and user.

Decide


Where do you want to be in a year? In five years? In ten years? Is what you're doing now -- the way you're living, your friends, your habits, your focus -- Are all of these things moving you in the direction of your goals? How does it look?Are your habits the kinds of habits that the person you're going to be in two years would have? Are your friends or associates, or whatever you call the people you hang out with the types of people the you you're going to be in five years will want to know and be with?What about the things your mind gets hung up on? Your focus. Do you even know what your focus is?If you and I were sitting together right now (and pretend we are) What would your answer be if I asked you where you're going? What are you focused on accomplishing or achieving? You are certainly focused on something.

Hold That Elevator!


As Prince, or whatever his name is now put it in one of his songs, "When Life's elevator tries to bring you down go crazy, punch a higher floor!"Well..

Self-Limiting Beliefs: The Inner Enemies of Progress


What are they?Self-limiting beliefs are those things you believe about yourself that place limitations on your abilities.They may be conscious or unconscious.

Problems or Opportunities?


As best I can tell here??s how it breaks down.Some people see problems as opportunities.

212 Degrees


At 211 degrees, water is pretty darn hot.But at 212, it's boiling, and making steam.

Maintaining Your Motivation


I recently spoke to a group of sales professionals at the end of their training conference. The attendees had participated in many learning sessions over a two day period - most of which were product related.

Ten Major Causes of Failure


-Lack of a specific purpose in life. You can not hope to succeed in any field of your life if you don't have a central purpose.

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Motivation key factor in bowl games
ABC News
With the first five games, though, set for Saturday -- it starts at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN as Nevada and Louisiana-Lafayette meet in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl -- you'll struggle to find a coach or player willing to admit that motivation is a concern.



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Miami Dolphins need to find the right motivation
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Motivation in slaying of Penn Hills couple remains unclear
Tribune-Review
The missing pieces of two dismembered bodies found in a Penn Hills home on Tuesday may have ended up in a landfill. Police said that's one theory, because garbage collectors picked up trash in the neighborhood on Monday. Police won't say what they're ...

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Red and Black

Georgia looking for motivation against Louisville
Red and Black
A win against the Cardinals would give the seniors 40 wins, something that Richt said should fuel the teams motivation. Georgia's motivation was questioned after its rather inexplicable losses to Florida and Georgia Tech. If Georgia is to avoid a ...

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On Coaches, Players, and Motivation
Hockey and Wilderness
Furthermore, I find it hard to believe that he is even mostly to blame for the Wild's failure to play complete games; in-game, players need to look to each other to find motivation and play for each other and for the team. When they're out there, I ...

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Susman: The importance of long-term motivation
Oregon Daily Emerald
When the going gets tough, people often wonder if the stress and anxiety are ultimately worth what they are supposed to be getting at the end. (Emerald Archives). Posted by Grant Susman on Friday, Dec. 19 at 11:00 am.



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What Maslow's Hierarchy Won't Tell You About Motivation
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow's idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level ...



WPEC

Dolphins dig for motivation in final weeks
WPEC
DAVIE, Fla. (CBS12) - The chances of the Dolphins making the playoffs are about as slim as you could imagine - 10 games would have to go their way over the next couple of weeks, what would essentially be a small miracle - a miracle Dolphins players ...

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Writing the book on motivation
U-T San Diego
San Diegan Susan Fowler has worked for more than 30 years as a leadership researcher, consultant and coach. She's not much of a fan of the traditional carrot-and-stick approach to management. Her new book, “Why Motivating People Doesn't Work.



Forest Lake Times

Boys lagging when it comes to classroom motivation
Forest Lake Times
A Stillwater school superintendent is asking a big question: Why do high school girls do better in the classroom than high school boys? Tom Nelson, who has been a superintendent for 20 years, recently wrote a guest column in the Stillwater Gazette that ...


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