20080418 04 Self Motivation Apgenco Vijayawada 26s

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20080418 04 Self Motivation Apgenco Vijayawada 26s

  1. 1. SELF – MOTIVATION & ACHIVEMENT MOTIVATION
  2. 2. MOTIVATION SELF - MOTIVATION
  3. 3. Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
  4. 4. Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
  5. 5. ABILITY is what you’re capable of doing. MOTIVATION determines what you do. ATTITUDE determines how well you do it.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Self-motivation plays a crucial role. </li></ul><ul><li>Achievers tend to continue achieving. </li></ul><ul><li> Past accomplishments, </li></ul><ul><li> challenging career goals, </li></ul><ul><li> expertise in one or more areas, </li></ul><ul><li> pride in one’s abilities and </li></ul><ul><li> self-confidence </li></ul><ul><li>contribute to self-motivation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. If you are self-motivated : you would ask your Supervisor “ What do you see as my most important strengths (contributions, accomplishments)?” Also ask : “ Kindly suggest two things, as most important for improving during the next six months.”
  8. 8. We are born with an intrinsic motivation to learn, to perform, to prove that we can improve, to be happy, etc.
  9. 9. Intrinsic (self) motivation occurs when the individual determines his or her own goals and expectations.
  10. 10. Self-motivation is a much more powerful driver of learning and achievement.
  11. 11. Good quality feedback boosts self-motivation
  12. 12. Celebration of success increases Motivation and self-confidence
  13. 13. Praising effort Boosts self-motivation
  14. 14. Creating a fertile climate is essential for building self-motivation
  15. 15. HOW TO MOTIVATE YOUR OWN SELF ? ~ YOUR GOALS MUST BE CLEAR BUT YOUR GUIDELINES MUST BE FLEXIBLE ~ MAKE A HABIT OF BEING ENTHUSIASTIC ~ SURROUND YOURSELF WITH POSITIVE & ENTHUSIASTIC PEOPLE ~ DOING LEADS TO ACHIEVING. BEING LEADS TO BECOMING. FOCUS ON BECOMING.
  16. 16. ~ DO SOMETHING NICE FOR SOMEONE ELSE ~ YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE, AND THERE IS NO BETTER TIME OR PLACE THAN HERE AND NOW ~ LISTEN MORE THAN YOU TALK THIS INCLUDES, LISTENING TO YOUR OWN SELF ~ ACT ACCORDING TO BOTH WHAT IS SAID AND UNSAID [ WHAT IS IMPLIED ]
  17. 17. SELECT PRINCIPLES OF MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP <ul><li>PRACTICE THE HABIT OF </li></ul><ul><ul><li> PROGRESSIVE THINKING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~ EMPLOY THE “HOW CAN I DO IT BETTER?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THOUGHT PROCESS. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~ IMPLIES LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RATHER THAN THE PAST. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~ HELPS IN MAKING YOU MORE CREATIVE. </li></ul></ul>2. PRACTICE SELF-ANALYSIS “ AM I WORTH MORE TODAY THAN I WAS YESTERDAY ?” ~ AIM AT BEING A BETTER PERSON AT THE END OF EVERYDAY.
  18. 18. 4. GIVE YOURSELF TIME TO THINK ~ SPEND SOME TIME IN UNINTERRUPTED THOUGHT ~ LIKE MEDITATION ~ SET APART AT LEAST 1% OF THE TIME EVERY DAY FOR THINKING & YOU CAN BE SURE OF WONDERFUL RESULTS ~ YOUR OWN MOTIVATIONAL LEVEL WILL INCREASE 5. PRACTICE THE HABIT OF LEARNING TO THINK ON PAPER 6. YOUR MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP SHOULD RESULT IN RAISING YOUR TEAM’S PERFORMANCE TO LEVELS THEY NEVER BELIEVED THEY WERE CAPABLE OF
  19. 19. <ul><li>Self-Motivation / Self-Esteem : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employees to earn positive self-esteem from doing their work well. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employees to act in their rational, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>long-term self interest. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employees must have strong personal goals and must be able to accomplish their goals within the context of organization’s mission. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employees must have a strong work ethic. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Motivation and achievement are closely linked
  21. 21. Attitude Motivation Attitude motivation is about how people think and feel. “ It is their self-confidence, their belief in themselves, their attitude to life – be it positive or negative. It is how they feel about the future and how they react to the past.”
  22. 22. 10 Tips for Motivation <ul><li>Develop realistic expectations for yourself; </li></ul><ul><li>set your own goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a positive attitude towards </li></ul><ul><li>learning and earning your degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>List your motivators for achieving your academic goals: </li></ul><ul><li>extrinsic (grades, parents, praise); </li></ul><ul><li>intrinsic (mastery of material, desire to learn) and </li></ul><ul><li>other personal reasons. </li></ul>
  23. 23. 3. Make a commitment as to when you will work on an assignment.? Be specific about when you want to complete it and put the date for starting the assignment on your calendar where you will see it daily. 4. Break down big assignments into smaller parts and work on the assignment a little at a time; set dates for completing each part.
  24. 24. 5. If you need a jump start on assignments, complete small, easier tasks first in order to build your confidence. 6. Ask for help if you don’t understand an assignment. Obtaining clarification may put you back on the right track and decrease frustration.
  25. 25. 7. Find ways to relate your assignments to your life or future career. 8. Find ways to deal with distracting personal problems that are making it difficult for you to focus on your assignments.
  26. 26. 9. Minimize self-defeating behaviors and thoughts (e.g., procrastination, low confidence, which are impeding your achievement. Look for small improvements and small successes, and you can see a change in your behavior. 10. Reward yourself when you finish each task and complete an assignment. Feel good about what you have accomplished, don’t just focus on what’s left to be completed.  

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