What is motivation?Why motivation?Importance of motivationBetter motivationHow to be motivated?
What is MotivationAn inferred process within ananimal or an individual thatcauses that organism to movetowards a goal
Motivational cycle Need, DriveRelief Instrumental Goal
Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs Self -Actualization Esteem needs Belongingness & love needs Safety needs Physiological needs:
Physiological needs Hunger, thirst etc.,Safety needs To feel secure & safe, out of dangerBelongingness & love needs Affiliate with others, be accepted & belongEsteem needs To achieve, be component, gain approval and belongSelf-actualization needs Self fulfillment & realize one’s potential
If we fulfill our needs at onelevel, then we can focus on satisfying the need on the next higher level
Self actualized characteristics• Perceive reality accurately• Tolerate uncertainty• Accept oneself without guilt or anxiety• Solve problems effectively• Possess a strong social awareness• Develop meaningful interpersonal relationships Relatively independent of environment & culture
Self motivation• Do it now• Break up the task into small steps• Don’t wait for mood or inspiration• Start action• Solutions will follow if you try
Motivational strategies Find new skills Develop & train them Get feedback on their performance Expand their ability to work Rotate their work
Motivational techniquesLeads them Real examples are quicker than advice Way to influencing peopleAppeal to benefits Can motivate Mutual benefits to both of youAppeal to emotions People act quickly to emotions Positive manner Sustained by repeated inputsAppeal to needs & wants basic needs satisfaction Creative expression, recognition & challenges & loveAppeal to expertise Abilities enhance his self-worth Put best effort to seek approval
How to achieve successResponsibility –not blaming anythingHard work – ready to work in any timeCharacter – values, beliefs & personality of youRight time- ready to do at right timePersistence- failing also a step to successCreativity – excellence of his effortCommitment – winning edgeLearning - life long processPlanning - exact
Goal-SettingGoals are desired result, purpose, orobjective that one strives to attainGoals are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant/Realistic Time-Oriented Tangible
Types of GoalsShort-term A goal that can be achieved in a relative short period of time Ex: To complete the courseLong-term A goal that takes a long period of time to achieve Ex: Great success in career
Goal setting and analysisIdentify the goal – List all your dreamsPrepare a goal statement – Read one hour per dayCheck your goals harms the interest of anybodyGoal is personal, positive, practical, flexiable, timebound and measurableIdentify anybody has already achieved successFocus on your most successful moments in lifeIdentify the internal and external obstacles inachieving each goal Con’t
• Focus on your most successful moments in life• Identify the qualities and behaviour required to reach each goal Identify the resources, people, materials and institutions help you in achieving goal Prepare a step plan to reach goal Start implementing the plan of action Review the progress Analyse the reasons Start behaving and acting as if you have already achieved your goals
Steps to achieving your goals Your self in OK state Really tapping into what really you want Goal does not depend anyone to achieve it Stand in accomplishment - step into time If anything would make this more make it now Think the significant people in your life Realisation of this goal – to a higher goal Imagine yourself having achieved the goal Imagine what you want it to be Willing to commit & to do. Now do it
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