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It opens us to new possibilities by allowing us to go beyond our ordinary experiences and limitations. Inspiration propels a person from apathy to possibility and transforms the way we perceive our own capabilities.
And the good news is that it can be activated, captured, and manipulated, and it has a major effect on important life outcomes.
Inspired people report higher levels of important psychological resources, including belief in their own abilities, self-esteem, and optimism.
Mastery of work, absorption, creativity, perceived competence, self-esteem, and optimism are all consequences of inspiration.
We all have the motivation, willpower, or desire to achieve our goals to some degree.
What makes the difference, what turns your goals into reality is not really your level of motivation, ...
They refer to the plan you make about when and where to act before the action occurs.
The format for creating an implementation intention is: “When situation X arises, I will perform response Y.”
Implementation intentions are an effective way of sticking to your goals.
If you make a specific plan for when and where you will perform a new habit, you have bigger chances to follow through.
You don't need motivation, you need clarity. Simply follow your predetermined plan: I will [BEHAVIOR] at [TIME] in [LOCATION].
Static systems stifle curiosity. Reintroduce curiosity into your brand by changing your perception of the world to a more dynamic one.
Instead of focusing on controlling the out...
Part of finding inspiration is being keenly aware of subtle changes in your surroundings.
Only by getting out of the office and living within the network participants’ worlds will you be able to notice the subtle changes that magnify inspiration.
To find inspiration is important to have an active imagination, and that needs to be exercised. Turn on your imagination by doing creative things.
Do things that encourage people to find inspiration through the use of “out of the box” thinking. When you support this kind of thinking by not criticizing it, new inspiration will really start to flow.