D.I.Y. - A Story on Motivation

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"The most important forces that kill off new ideas are our own limitations." - Scott Belsky. …

"The most important forces that kill off new ideas are our own limitations." - Scott Belsky.

'A Story On Motivation' is all about creating awareness on why we do not act, but merely undergo. It is about inspiring you to take action.

Please share your thoughts and how you have overcome the obstacles that so many of us face.

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  • 1. D.I.YA STORY ON MOTIVATION Rob.van.Alphen@lbigroup.be @Adgenius
  • 2. the situation
  • 3. The world hates change,yet it is the only thing thathas brought progress. - Charles Kettering
  • 4. Than why do so many people assume permission to startcomes from being validated by someone else?
  • 5. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any – Alice Walker
  • 6. Pick me-attitude acknowledges the power of the system and passes responsibility to someone else to initiate.
  • 7. Going with the flow is a euphemism for failing
  • 8. Tiësto - DJ If your dreams, visions and ideas dont makeothers uncomfortable youve missed the mark
  • 9. Your brain is forhaving ideasnot holding them!
  • 10. You see things and you say Why?But I dream things and I say Why not?
  • 11. Don’t ever think your voice istoo small to make a difference.
  • 12. The problem with putting it all on the line...is that it might not work out.The problem with NOT putting it all on the lineis that it will never change things for the better.
  • 14. why should I care ?
  • 15. Old age is thebiggest surprise in mans life
  • 16. We can sell our time, butwe can’t buy it back again.
  • 17. The concrete impact ofour lives and our work isthe mark you make on others.
  • 18. Yet …the greatest waste in lifeis the gap between whatyou are and what youcould become.
  • 19. Most of us need competitionto tell us how fast to go
  • 20. You won against 100 million sperm cells…WHY STOP NOW?
  • 21. We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road… They get run over!
  • 22. Its very easy to be different,but very difficult to be better
  • 23. Life isnt about finding yourself,its about creating yourself
  • 24. Its where we go, and what we do when we getthere, that tells us who we are
  • 25. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone
  • 26. ..change happens today.And it happens because of you
  • 27. its not too late,just later than it was
  • 28. Don’t like change?..youre going to like irrelevancy even less!
  • 29. OK, how to do this ?
  • 30. No one ever won a racelooking sideways
  • 31. You must manage yourselfbefore you can lead anyone else Tony Robbins Awesome guy!
  • 32. Imperfect action is betterthan perfect inaction
  • 33. 4 things successful people do differently: 1 Set goals, and be as specific as possible. 2 Seize the moment to act on your goals. Have grit! (the willingness to commit to long-term goals, and to 3 persist in the face of difficulty) Build your willpower muscle! (when you find yourself 4 wanting to give in or give up, dont) To read: blogs.hbr.org
  • 34. ACTION:1. Make a list of what you should have, could have, would have done "if only"2. Choose one thing you could start today
  • 35. Success is not a destination,its a journey
  • 36. Opportunity SUCCESS Preparation
  • 37. Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration
  • 38. If we dont start,its certain we cant arrive.
  • 39. Move from “Im no good at this”to “Lets get good at this”
  • 40. Start by doing whats necessary, then do whatspossible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. St. Francis of Assisi
  • 41. Only settle forWORLD DOMINATION
  • 42. Let him that would move the worldfirst move himself - Plato
  • 43. Anyone who has never made a mistakehas never tried anything new - Einstein
  • 44. Make failure yourteacher
  • 45. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams
  • 46. I havent failed, Ive found10.000 ways that dont work - Einstein
  • 47. Success usually lies just beyond failure
  • 48. Embrache the fact you can change
  • 49. When it is obvious the goals cannot be reached,dont adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. - Confucius
  • 50. what’s next ?
  • 51. Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... its about learning how to dance in the rain! - Vivian Greene
  • 52. ..it is like riding a bicycle. To keep yourbalance you must keep moving - Einstein
  • 53. We are what we repeatedly do…EXCELLENCE, than, is not an act but a habit
  • 54. Even more:Excellence is a mindset
  • 55. When you go after what you love in life,dont take no for an answer
  • 56. You cant stop the waves,but you can learn to surf
  • 57. The next time you encounter a difficult obstacle, youshould smile and say, “Heres my chance to grow”.
  • 58. A mind that is stretchedby a new experience cannever go back to its olddimensions.
  • 59. ramblings of a (m)adman?
  • 60. ... I just want you tochange your game plan
  • 61. Rob.van.Alphen@lbigroup.be +32 (0) 494 15 01 14 @Adgenius