Self motivation at work


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Self motivation at work

  1. 1. Self Motivation Aleya Pervin Leena Deputy Director, HR
  2. 2. Are you loosing your motivation to get up in the morning and rush into work?
  3. 3. Is your work life mundane ?
  4. 4. Do you feel that everyday is a bore and nothing ever changes?
  5. 5. Make yourself motivated @ work with few tips and tricks 
  6. 6. Self motivation is the inspiration behind your behavior and actions. It is an important mechanism that will help you to reach your goal, without external influence. Self motivation improves your confidence and self-esteem, as well as gives you strength to achieve your goal. Self motivation is important in every aspect of your life, be it career, social life, relationship, health and fitness, spirituality or personality development.
  7. 7. Self Motivation Tips
  8. 8. Self Motivation Tips: - Have a look at your work life and figure out why you are unhappy ? - Find out what you need to change to keep yourself motivated ? - Make your plan of action and turn it into reality - Get involved in work functions - Face your fears – Do not be afraid of completing the task too quickly or doing a perfect job. Just relax and make an action oriented plan. - Stop being a perfectionist - Accept the fact that no one is perfect and this will motivate you. - Break down the task into smaller components – You’ll feel motivated if you complete task one by one. - Be health conscious – Take sufficient sleep and have regular exercise so that you will feel vibrant and healthy at work. - Keep communication channels open
  9. 9. Dream : Without having a dream, you cannot achieve anything. You must have observed how obsessed great men are with their dreams. Everyone is aware of Martin Luther King, Jr's famous speech, 'I Have A Dream'. Only when you have a dream, you will be determined to follow it and make it real. Self Motivation Tips
  10. 10. Make concrete plans It is very important to make realistic goals. They should not be extraordinary and unreachable. Firstly, discover your strengths, your fortes and also your limits; only then, set your goals. You should also have a blueprint of your plan. Your action plan must be flexible, so that it lasts long. Self Motivation Tips
  11. 11. Positive attitude Your attitude is your biggest asset. Positive thinking is extremely important as your thoughts and attitude will influence your plans and actions. Do not let negative thoughts or people influence you. Do not get frustrated or depressed. Write your positive aspects and achievements. It will definitely boost your self-confidence. Self Motivation Tips
  12. 12. Start with a small step It takes a lot of effort to initiate the planned course of action. It is observed that most people have their plans ready, but they find it extremely difficult to make a start. You must at least take a single step to begin your work. Once you begin, it is easier to continue. Do not fear making mistakes because the more you fear, the more likely you are to commit one. Remember that failure is followed by success. Self Motivation Tips
  13. 13. Consistency Steadiness and regularity in your actions is very essential. It is possible that you may get discouraged or tired, after the initial excitement is over. But, you have to self-motivate and be focused. Strengthen your interest and desire to succeed. Do not complain about lack of resources or unsuitable situations. If you are really determined, you will accomplish your goal. You must not let any kind of obstacles affect you or your action plans. Self Motivation Tips
  14. 14. Procrastination is your enemy Delaying your day's work will lengthen your time in achieving your goal. Avoid being lazy. Taking breaks to get refreshed is accepted, but not putting things off for the next day. Procrastination is a hindrance in your progress. Harmful external forces likes negative thoughts and ideas must be completely blocked. You should never lose your mental balance under any circumstances. You should not be nervous or depressed. Do not let emotions empower any of your actions. Self Motivation Tips
  15. 15. Never quit If you follow the right plan and procedure, you are sure to succeed. But, there may be times when things can go wrong. However, you must never lose hope. Keep on trying, find out what is wrong but do not quit. Memorize the famous quote, Losers quit when they are tired, Champions quit when they hold gold. Always align your values with the organization core values. Self Motivation Tips
  16. 16. What is Values • Qualities, characteristics, or ideas about which we feel strongly. • Our values affect our decisions, goals and behavior. • Values are standards to guide your action, judgments, and attitudes. Organizational Values The importance our organization attaches to something that serves as an influence and a guide in our team member’s BEHAVIOUR
  17. 17. Why Values • The HEAD of our organization is our VISION. • The HEART of our organization is our MISSION. • The SOUL of our organization is our VALUES
  18. 18. The Values of an organization are like … 1. GLUE - They hold an organization together. 2. A FOUNDATION - They provide stability for growth. 3. A YARDSTICK - They set the standard for the team’s behavior. 4. A COMPASS - They give direction and guidance. 5. A MAGNET - They attract good team members 6. An IDENTITY - They define and identify the team
  19. 19. A LEADER’S FOUR-FOLD CHALLENGE CONCERNING VALUES 1.KNOW the values that should be embraced. 2. LIVE those values 3.COMMUNICATE those values to the team 4. Constantly align BEHAVIOURS & VALUES
  20. 20. So, gear up and get started. Reward yourself, even if you make any single accomplishment. Believe in yourself so that you can easily self-motivate yourself. Recall these self motivation skills daily, and you are sure to succeed!
  21. 21. And lastly, Take a break and relax !!