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 hereâ??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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Brendon Burchard Releases 'The Motivation Manifesto'
Forbes
In his new book, The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power, Brendon Burchard claims to solve the puzzle that will enable all of us to free ourselves from self-doubts, fears and daily distractions in order to live happier ...



How to Motivate Your Team Without Carrots or Sticks
Forbes
Employee motivation is a multi-billion-dollar industry based on lies and vanity. Any consulting firm that tells you “We can motivate your employees” is lying. You know that in your gut, because motivation isn't something that comes from outside ...



UW Badger Herald

Seniors use last season's defeat as motivation for playoff push in 2014
UW Badger Herald
With just one regular season game remaining, the Wisconsin women's soccer team has five seniors who are looking to cap their final season with a bang. Last year, despite a solid 10-7-2 overall record and a 5-5-1 Big Ten record, Penn State knocked UW ...

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Fast Company

How To Push Past That Terrifying Dip In Motivation
Fast Company
How do you push through when you don't feel motivated? You start moving. Take just one step, any step, a tiny step. Movement begets movement. Once you start moving, even a little, you feel better, you see that you're capable, you want to move more.



Cowboys Ride For Free (blog)

Picks From Joes: Motivation Edition
Cowboys Ride For Free (blog)
Welcome back folks, hope your liver is still functioning after the past couple of weekends. Of course even if it is, the way this season is going we're all going to need to get on a transplant list pretty soon. This weekend we're not drinking beer, we ...



SoccerNation.com

EPL's Dan Abrahams on The Difference Between Motivation And Commitment
SoccerNation.com
Highly Respected Sports Psychologist and Author Dan Abrahams is a Regular Columnist on improving player development and soccer on both sides of the Atlantic. Here is Abrahams' latest article on the Difference between motivation and commitment - what ...



How Teachers Can Motivate Students of Any Age
KQED (blog)
The same subtle interplay between motivation and rewards is also at work when it comes to education and learning, say Schwartz and Wrzesniewski. Rewarding students for getting their schoolwork done with prizes, snacks and even grades, as most schools ...



Longview News-Journal

Longview child psychiatrist says motivation key to student success
Longview News-Journal
Brown hosted a meeting Tuesday with parents and community members, several of them teachers, at the Crisman School in Longview to discuss learning disabilities, learning differences and student motivation. The school specializes in teaching students ...



Dallas Morning News

Heika: How Stars are using 'terrible' ending to last season as motivation
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) sits disconsolately on the ice as the Anaheim Ducks celebrate in the background after their overtime 5-4 win to win the series during the Anaheim Ducks vs. the Dallas Stars NHL playoff game 6 in Dallas, Texas on ...

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Talent agents to the stars can give lessons in motivation
Financial Times
Without motivated people, no business can succeed. I've always been fascinated by those people who focus on doing just this for a living – professional talent managers are the wheeler-dealers who look after the careers of entertainers and artists. They ...


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