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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Monday Motivation: Eat better, lower cancer risk
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Beyond Good Luck: A Sense of Control Increases Motivation, Productivity, and ...
PayScale Career News
As long as workers can attribute their wins to luck, they don't have to feel bad about their losses. Of course, the downside to that is that they also don't get to take credit for their success. If you want to motivate your team to take responsibility ...



Finding Your Motivation: How Internal and External Rewards Work Together to ...
Huffington Post
In some sense, motivation is about holding a clear picture of the things you desire in your mind. Everything we truly value -- our marriages, our children, our homes, our talents, our friendships, even our relationship to God -- have their beginnings ...



Streaking The Lawn (blog)

Monday Motivation: October 20
Streaking The Lawn (blog)
It was a relatively slow week for Virginia Athletics, and absolutely nothing happened in Durham this weekend. Nope. Nothing. Don't care what you've heard. To open, fun with track and field! More fun with @UVA_Track...I call this one "Streaking the Lawn ...



Where does motivation come from?
Financial Times
A reader wonders where motivation comes from – and how we keep hold of it. While there are many theories about motivation, it is, at its most basic, what prompts us to move towards a goal. These cues can be biological or psychological, conscious or ...



Homicides: Tracking the data, motivation
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Anger, jealousy and revenge are ancient motivations, and play into many of today's crimes. In the case of the shooting incident on the ISU campus, police report that the alleged victim said the conflict arose after he and another student had been gambling.



Detroit Free Press

Runners find motivation despite sickness, lack of sleep
Detroit Free Press
There were more than 27,000 stories to be told on the streets of Detroit and Windsor today – one for each of the runners who participated in the 37th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. Like Austyn Sylva, 23, of Oxford, who wasn't even supposed to ...

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FSU uses drop in polls as motivation
Orlando Sentinel
Regardless of Mississippi State's success, some Florida State players aren't too happy with their standing and they used those feelings as motivation going into the game with the Fighting Irish. "We knew this was a big game," FSU redshirt junior ...

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ESPN

Kobe: Not motivated by ranking
ESPN
No, Bryant said after a pause, he did not consider ESPN.com ranking him as the 40th-best NBA player to be any form of motivation. "I've known for a long time [that] they're a bunch of idiots," Bryant said Thursday after the Lakers' 119-86 preseason ...
Kobe Bryant calls ESPN 'idiots' for giving him low rankingWashington Post (blog)
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Kansas City Star

If you need motivation for a 5K run in Liberty, how about zombies?
Kansas City Star
At a pastoral park on the outskirts of Liberty, kids on swing sets screamed with delight and happy dogs free of their leashes romped and barked. It was, after all, a beautiful day, sunny and 60 degrees. But if you listened closely, you could hear ...

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