Starting a business is not easy. Giving up the benefits of a paycheck to delve into the unknown, an unpredictable abyss. A whole lot of things keep us from making the leap--things like panic and insecurity. And yet one thing above all the rest: motivation.
When I reminisce about my days as an athlete, I learned what was different. I recalled exactly what or who made me push myself even if I did not want to. The difference was, as an athlete, I'd structured days and a trainer to report to. Structure keeps us focused and also a coach keeps pushing and challenging us.
Thankfully I passed this point, and I founded an online coaching service that helps people reach their targets. I decided to collect with other people, like you, striving to enhance themselves and also to share them.
So, here are ten tips for attaining anything you want in life.
1. Focus on commitment, not inspiration.
How dedicated are you to your goal? How significant is it to you, and what are you prepared to sacrifice to achieve it? Inspiration will follow if you find yourself fully dedicated.
2. Seek knowledge, not outcomes.
Your motivation will be fueled if you concentrate enhancing, exploring and experimenting. Your motivation will probably be like weather if you focus on outcomes--it will die the minute you hit a storm. Therefore the secret is to concentrate on the journey, not the destination. Keep thinking about what you're learning along the way and what you could improve.
3. Make the travel fun.
It is an amazing game! The minute you make it serious, there is a significant chance it'll start carrying a heavy psychological weight, and you will get rid of perspective and become stuck again.
4. Get rid of stagnating thoughts.
Feelings and influence feelings determine how you view your work. You have a whole lot of thoughts in your head, and you always have a choice of which ones to focus on: those that can make you emotionally stuck like fears or doubts or the ones that will propel you ahead like excitement, trying new things and experimenting.
5. Use your imagination.
After eliminating unwanted thoughts, next step is to use your creativity. You are full of energy when things go well, and you have to be more lively when you're currently experiencing difficulties. Rename your situation. If you continue repeating I hate my job, guess which feelings those words will evoke? It's a matter of imagination! You can always find something to learn from the boss in the world in the most boring job. I have a fantastic exercise for you for three days, believe and say things just. See what happens.
6. Stop being nice to yourself.
Motivation means action and action bring results. Your activities fail to deliver. So you rather be nice to yourself than put yourself in a situation. You wait for a chance, as you drive yourself into melancholy and at times even into stagnation. Challenge yourself to do something that you wish to do if you are afraid.
7. Get rid of distractions.
Distractions and meaningless things will always be in your way, particularly those things you would rather do instead of focusing on projects that are challenging and meaningful. Learning is most essential. Compose a listing of time-wasters and hold yourself accountable not to do them.
8. Do not rely on other people.
You should never assume others to do anything for you, not even friend, your spouse or boss. They are all working towards their own needs. Nobody will make you happy or achieve your aims. It's all on you.
Know your three steps ahead. You don't need more. Complete your weekly calendar, noting when you need to do things, what and how. When-what-how is crucial when scheduling. Also, review how each day went and what you heard and think on what you could improve.
10. Protect yourself.
It's easy when you're very inspired to burn out. Watch yourself to recognize any symptoms of fatigue and take time to break. Your body and head rest when you schedule your fun time in your weekly calendar. Do tasks, keep shifting between something still and logical, something bodily and creative, working with a group and alone. Switch locations. Meditate, take deep breaths, close your eyes, or focus on a single thing for five minutes.
You absence of motivation is not due to not having a goal or are lazy. The most athletes, wealthiest business people or even the greatest stars get lost. What makes them motivated is the fascination about just how much better or faster they can get. So above all, be curious, and this can direct you to success and your goals.