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Top 100 ways to motivate yourself

100 Motivation practiceThe lack of motivation can to cancer that can build apathy, pessimism, cynicism, and can stifle energy stunting a company's growth and just like cancer if not treated can destroy the organization. Managers have the reasonability to examine every single individual and also the places they need to have improvement, apply motivational theories in their behavior modification plan. Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. — Charles Mingus.

I found a book of Steve Chandler. Steve is a sales trainer and a keynote and convention speaker who lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona. He has brought his workshops and seminars to over 400 different companies including Motorola, Texas Instruments, IBM and Intel. His previous bestselling motivational books include 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Reinventing Yourself, 50 Ways to Create Great Relationships, and 17 Lies that are Holding You Back and the Truth That Will Set You Free.




Check most important ways to motivate yourself:

1. Get on your deathbed

2. Stay hungry

3. Tell yourself a true lie

4. Keep your eyes on the prize

5. Learn to sweat in peace

6. Simplify your life

7. Look for the lost gold

8. Push all your own buttons

9. Build a track record

10. Welcome the unexpected

11. Find your master key

12. Put your library on wheels

13. Definitely plan your work

14. Bounce your thoughts

15. Light your lazy dynamite

16. Choose the happy few

17. Learn to play a role

18. Don't just do something...sit there

19. Use your brain chemicals

20. Leave high school forever

21. Learn to lose your cool

22. Kill your television

23. Break out of your soul cage

24. Run your own plays

25. Find your inner Einstein

26. Run toward your fear

27. Create the way you relate

28. Try interactive listening

29. Embrace your willpower

30. Perform your little rituals

31. Find a place to come from

32. Be your own disciple

33. Turn into a word processor

34. Program your biocomputer

35. Open your present

36. Be a good detective

37. Make a relation-shift

38. Learn to come from behind

39. Come to your own rescue

40. Find your soul purpose

41. Get up on the right side

42. Let your whole brain play

43. Get your stars out

44. Just make everything up

45. Put on your game face

46. Discover active relaxation

47. Make today a masterpiece

48. Enjoy all your problems

49. Remind your mind

50. Get down and get small

51. Advertise to yourself

52. Think outside the box

53. Keep thinking, keep thinking

54. Put on a good debate

55. Make trouble work for you

56. Storm your own brain

57. Keep changing your voice

58. Embrace the new frontier

59. Upgrade your old habits

60. Paint your masterpiece today

61. Swim laps underwater

62. Bring on a good coach

63. Try to sell your home

64. Get your soul to talk

65. Promise the moon

66. Make somebody's day

67. Play the circle game

68. Get up a game

69. Turn your mother down

70. Face the sun

71. Travel deep inside

72. Go to war

73. Use the 5% solution

74. Do something badly

75. Learn visioneering

76. Lighten things up

77. Serve and grow rich

78. Make a list of your life

79. Set a specific power goal

80. Change yourself first

81. Pin your life down

82. Take no for a question

83. Take the road to somewhere

84. Go on a news fast

85. Replace worry with action

86. Run with the thinkers

87. Put more enjoyment in

88. Keep walking

89. Read more mysteries

90. Think your way up

91. Exploit your weakness

92. Try becoming the problem

93. Enlarge your objective

94. Give yourself flying lessons

95. Hold your vision accountable

96. Build your power base

97. Connect truth to beauty

98. Read yourself a story

99. Laugh for no reason

100. Walk with love and death

I especially like 4. Keep your eyes on the prize: There was an interesting motivational talk on this subject given by former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson to his football players before the 1993 Super Bowl: "I told them that if I laid a two-by-four across the room, everybody there would walk across it and not fall, because our focus would be that we were going to walk that two-by-four, But if I put that same two-by-four 10 stories high between two buildings only a few would make it, because the focus would be on falling. Focus is everything. The team that is more focused today is the team that will win this game."

Johnson told his team not to be distracted by the crowd, the media, or the possibility of losing, but to focus on each play of the game itself just as if it were a good practice session. The Cowboys won the game 52-17. There's a point to that story that goes way beyond football. Most of us tend to lose our focus in life because we're perpetually worried about so many negative possibilities. Rather than focusing on the two-by-four, we worry about all the ramifications of falling. Rather than focusing on our goals, we are distracted by our worries and fears.

But when you focus on what you want, it will come into your life. When you focus on being a happy and motivated person, that is who you will be.


100 Ways to Motivate Yourself

17 Lies that are Holding You Back and the Truth That Will Set You Free


Aristotle also knew how to create a self through movement. He once said this: "Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be builders, for instance, by building, and harp players by playing the harp. In the same way, by doing just acts we come to be just: By doing self-controlled acts, we come to be self-controlled; and by doing brave acts, we become brave." What do you think about these ways of motivation?

  1. Set Clear Goals: Define what you want to achieve in specific, measurable terms.
  2. Create a Vision Board: Visualize your goals with images and phrases.
  3. Break Tasks into Smaller Steps: Make large goals more manageable.
  4. Celebrate Small Wins: Acknowledge and celebrate progress.
  5. Find Inspiration: Read books, listen to podcasts, or watch videos that inspire.
  6. Maintain a Positive Attitude: Focus on positive thoughts and outcomes.
  7. Limit Negative Influences: Reduce time with negative people or content.
  8. Exercise Regularly: Physical activity boosts mood and energy.
  9. Get Enough Sleep: Proper rest is essential for focus and motivation.
  10. Listen to Motivational Music: Create a playlist that uplifts you.
  11. Surround Yourself with Positive People: Spend time with supportive and positive individuals.
  12. Challenge Yourself: Set challenges that are achievable but stretch your abilities.
  13. Practice Gratitude: Remind yourself of what you are thankful for each day.
  14. Use Positive Affirmations: Reinforce positive self-statements.
  15. Keep a Journal: Reflect on your progress and challenges.
  16. Set a Routine: Establish a daily routine that supports your goals.
  17. Learn from Mistakes: View failures as learning opportunities.
  18. Take Breaks: Short breaks can boost productivity and creativity.
  19. Meditate: Meditation can clear your mind and reduce stress.
  20. Stay Organized: Keep your workspace and plans organized to reduce stress.
  21. Set Deadlines: Create urgency with realistic deadlines.
  22. Remove Distractions: Create a focused work environment.
  23. Reward Yourself: Set up rewards for reaching milestones.
  24. Visualize Success: Spend time visualizing achieving your goals.
  25. Be Flexible: Adapt your plans as needed while staying focused on your goals.
  26. Teach Others: Sharing knowledge can reinforce your own understanding and commitment.
  27. Stay Curious: Cultivate a desire to learn and explore new things.
  28. Practice Self-Compassion: Be kind to yourself, especially during setbacks.
  29. Reframe Challenges: View challenges as opportunities to grow.
  30. Connect with Nature: Spend time outdoors to refresh and inspire.
  31. Read Motivational Quotes: Keep a collection of quotes for quick inspiration.
  32. Change Your Environment: A change of scenery can boost your mood and creativity.
  33. Use Time Management Techniques: Prioritize tasks and manage your time effectively.
  34. Find a Mentor: Seek guidance and advice from someone you admire.
  35. Join a Community: Engage with others who share your goals or interests.
  36. Limit Social Media: Reduce time spent on platforms that don’t contribute to your goals.
  37. Set a Daily Intention: Start each day with a clear focus or intention.
  38. Dress for Success: Wear clothes that make you feel confident and ready to tackle the day.
  39. Practice Deep Breathing: Use breathing techniques to calm the mind and focus.
  40. Listen to Podcasts: Find podcasts that inspire and educate.
  41. Take a Cold Shower: Cold showers can increase alertness and mental clarity.
  42. Learn a New Skill: Challenge yourself by learning something new.
  43. Practice Mindfulness: Be present in the moment to reduce anxiety and improve focus.
  44. Eat Healthily: A balanced diet supports energy levels and mood.
  45. Watch Inspirational Videos: Find videos that motivate and inspire action.
  46. Use a Planner: Plan your days and weeks to stay on track.
  47. Stay Hydrated: Proper hydration is essential for optimal brain function.
  48. Reflect on Past Successes: Remind yourself of previous accomplishments.
  49. Adjust Your Goals: Make sure your goals are still relevant and motivating.
  50. Avoid Multitasking: Focus on one task at a time for better productivity and quality.

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