What is motivation?MOTIVATION is the driving force by whichhumans achieve their goals. Motivation issaid to be intrinsic or extrinsic.MOTIVATION may be rooted in a basic need tominimize physical pain and maximize pleasure, adesired object, goal, state of being, ideal, or it may beattributed to less-apparent reasons such as altruism,selfishness, morality, or avoiding mortality.
DEFINE MOTIVATION FOR YOURSELF What gets one person motivated may not work forsomeone else. Having a luxury car may work for one, but foranother making a difference in other people’s livesmay be their biggest desire. You must define motivation for yourself. You mustknow what your own values and principles are. What really gets you excited? What makes you feel good about yourself? What are your spiritual guidelines? What is it you want?
Intrinsic motivation• Intrinsic motivation refers to motivation that is driven by an interest or enjoyment in the task itself, and exists within the individual rather than relying on any external pressure
extrinsic motivationExtrinsic motivationcomes from outside of theindividual. Commonextrinsic motivations arerewards like money andgrades, coercion andthreat of punishment.Competition is in generalextrinsic because itencourages the performerto win and beat others, notto enjoy the intrinsicrewards of the activity
Way of successDecide what you want.Think about WHY you want it.Then , take risk to reach your goal
RULE -1Set a major goal,but follow a path.The path has mini goals that go in many directions.When you learn to succeed at minigoals, you will be motivated to challenge grand goals.
RULE-2Finish what youstart. A half finishedproject is of no useto anyone. Quitting isa habit. Develop thehabit of finishingself-motivatedprojects.
RULE-3Socialize with othersof similar interest.Mutual support ismotivating. We willdevelop the attitudesof our five bestfriends. If they arelosers, we will be aloser. If they arewinners, we will be awinner. To be acowboy we mustassociate withcowboys.
RULE-4Learn how to learn.Dependency on othersfor knowledgesupports the habit ofprocrastination. Manhas the ability to learnwithout instructors. Infact, when we learnthe art of self-education we will find,if not create,opportunity to findsuccess beyond ourwildest dreams.
RULE-5Harmonize naturaltalent with interestthat motivates. Naturaltalent createsmotivation, motivationcreates persistence andpersistence gets the jobdone.
RULE-6 Increase knowledge of subjects that inspires. The more we know about a subject, the more we want to learnabout it. A self-propelled upward spiral develops.
RULE-7Take risk. Failure andbouncing back areelements ofmotivation. Failure isa learning tool. Noone has eversucceeded at anythingworthwhile without astring of failures.
clarifying fears1. Determine what is the worst possible scenario. Howwould it affect the various areas of your life?2. what can do to overcome it and be back at whereyou are right now?3. identify what is the most probable scenario. Whatwould most likely happen? How would it affect you invarious areas of your life?4. What is the problem ? What is need to overcome it?
The Best Cure for Gaining Self Confidence Just face every thing. The more you do, the more experience you have The more experience you have, the more youcan call upon that experience to give youconfidence. The ideas and methods above will help you withexactly that. This will create a cycle that builds more and moreconfidence.