9 Areas Of Focus To Improve Motivation Levels
Enjoyment – Those that enjoy what they are doing will do a better job and work harder and longer than those who do not enjoy what they are doing.
Rewards – Those who receive better incentives for doing something will work toward achieving a set goal more diligently than someone who receives less powerful incentives. This also improves levels of enjoyment!
Sense of Accomplishment – Every human has a desire to achieve! The more you feel you are achieving the more motivated you become. Add to your sense of accomplishment by setting goals – Let Go Of Frustrations to Achieve Goals
Sense of Ownership – When you feel you own something, you will put more effort into making sure that thing succeeds
Confidence – Hire levels of confidence can lead to better motivational levels through better personal self-esteem.
Help – When help is there for you when you need it, you are able to work more productively. This makes you feel better by giving you a better sense of accomplishment.
Positive Attitude – An improved positive attitude is extremely important. Your mind is a powerful thing and having a PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) can improve motivational levels dramatically. Related PMA Article: Survive & Thrive With a Postive Mental Attitude
Opportunities – When you sense there is a lot of opportunity to improve, you tend to work harder and more successfully towards taking the steps necessary to take advantage of those opportunities.
Recognition – When you are recognized for your accomplishments and achievements you feel good about yourself, confidence improves and motivational levels also improve.
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One of the best ways to reach people is to talk about what they want! You need to talk about their desires and their goals and be passionate about it! If you aren’t being genuine and passionate they will not trust you, and if they don’t trust you they won’t listen to you.
Your next step is to show them how they can get what it is that they want. Now your best bet here is to either be an expert on the subject or do diligent research so that you can provide them with the honest and sincere help. You can also point them in the direction of another person who is better qualified to help them.
Once you learn what your audience wants and have begun helping them learn how they can achieve it, you need to make them anxious and eager to achieve it. In order to do this, you need to put yourself in their shoes. What is it that is holding them back? What can push them forward? How can you influence and motivate them to start going after what it is that they desire?
So, invest your time and energy into finding out what interests your customers! What will benefit them? Quite frankly, they are not going to be as anxious or trustworthy of you if you only talk about what you want. Keep your interest strong and sincere in order to lead a fulfilling life that benefits your fellow man and also improves your morale, self-esteem and eventually, your salary.
Be unselfish! Expect nothing in return, but do things for your customers, friends and family that take time, energy and effort. You will find that if you expect nothing in return, but are still genuinely interested and concerned about improving the life of your friend or customer they will appreciate you more and more. You will build a stronger bond with them and this will build trust that will show them that you can improve their lives.
By learning how to reach people you will begin to improve not only your own life but also the life of your friends, family, and colleagues.
Seeking answers is something many of us spend time doing every day. However, one of the ironic things about seeking answers is often you had them all along. It’s kind of like that scene at the end of “The Wizard of Oz”. The whole time Dorothy was trying to get home all she really had to do was understand why getting home was so important to her. This is kind of how motivation works as well. If you know what motivates you, you can learn to stay motivated to meet your goals. If there was just one motivational website I could use to stay motivated I would choose motivationgrid.com. They can help you remember the answers always lie within.
The site is run by Cris Nikolov, a 19-year-old entrepreneur who is lucky enough to have learned how to embrace life before his mid-life crisis. His slogan is: When life knocks you down, we pick you up. There is a community atmosphere to this website that makes you feel you really aren’t alone in your daily plight to succeed. More so the site is not just focused on success in the traditional monetary sense. It focuses on a well-rounded approach to life that allows you to see your full potential. In fact, it shows you how knowing your full potential is the secret to living a well-rounded life.
This website looks at all aspects of motivation from a personal, financial, relationship and career aspect. Interestingly one starts to get the feeling that the four aspects are intrinsically tied together and if you can achieve the right attitude about life in general everything will begin to fall into place for you. The site will try to help you find the right direction and learn to give up old habits that are keeping you from being happy.
Becoming goal oriented, seeing your dreams as reality and learning how to let go of the past are all frequently spoken to instructions on the site. Realizing you are the only person holding you back from change is also something that resonates with readers. Steps and tips to find your niche, execute your dreams and continue to live in the moment with focus and passion seem reasonable, doable and realistic as opposed to airy fairy notions most people won’t embrace.
If you want to set your sights on your goals and have a resource to help guide you in the right direction: http://motivationgrid.com/.
Doug Dvorak offers humorous insight and advice to keep people motivated and inspired. If you would like to hire Doug for your next event visit www.dougdvorak.com for more information.
I am thrilled to announce that my colleague Christine Corelli and myself have landed a cover story on SMM Sales & Marketing Management Magazine!
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