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Motivation can be described as the general desire or willingness of someone to do something.
Life isn’t what you enjoy when you get somewhere. It's about the journey, the highs and the lows, the victories, and defeats. Resilience keeps you going through all your good and bad times.
People find it difficult to predict the results today's actions will yield a few months from now. So, give them up. Do something because you enjoy it, not for what it will get you.
Resilience to complete a future goal is futile. Instead, ask yourself: "How can I be more resilient in the next hour?"
Be determined with the small steps for an hour,...
Distractions interfere with your willpower. And willpower gets tired as it gets used. Your resilience will increase when you reduce distractions.
Batch your work by grouping similar tasks tog...
Increase the gaps between days of low productivity. Fill those gaps with constructive days. That way, you won’t berate yourself for a bad day. Instead, you’ll reflect on where you went wrong, and c...
Look back to remind yourself of the time when you were stuck, where you felt low or doubted yourself. You are alive and stronger than ever.
Remind yourself of those times, and tell yourself y...
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Motivation is categorized into two basic types: Extrinsic and intrinsic.
Money as a tool for motivation is limiting at best, and the 'carrot and stick' approach many managers use to motivate employees is will actually achieve the opposite effect of what was intended.
‘If, then’ rewards or conditional rewards are when we promise to give something to an individual when they complete a certain task.
These rewards can have a negative impact on motivation as the employees lose the will to work on that task for the sake of working.
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