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The Secret of Effective Motivation

The Secret of Effective Motivation Article by: Amy Wrzesniewski & Barry Schwartz. THERE are two kinds of motive for engaging in any activity: internal and instrumental. If a scientist conducts research because she wants to discover important facts about the world, that’s an internal motive, since discovering facts is inherently related to the activity of research. If she conducts research [...]

A Powerful Form of Energy -by: Napoleon Hill

A Powerful Form of Energy -by: Napoleon Hill No one knows what thought is, but every philosopher and every man of scientific ability who has given any study to the subject is in accord with the statement that thought is a powerful form of energy which directs the activities of the human body; that every idea held in the mind [...]

How Do You Become a Successful Failure?-by: John C. Maxwell

How Do You Become a Successful Failure?-by: John C. Maxwell "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” - Thomas A. Edison Nobody likes to fail. But if we’re honest, we understand that failure is a part of life. There is no success without some amount of failure. Great inventors like Thomas Edison experience a lot [...]

Zig Ziglar’s Timeless Guide to Motivation

Zig Ziglar’s Timeless Guide to Motivation “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” Last week, at the age of 86, one of the most [...]

From Motivation to Motive-Action-Part #3

From Motivation to Motive-Action-Part #3 Action Step 2 - Be Flexible in the Face of Daily Surprises. We live in a time-starved, overstressed, violent society. Much of our over-reaction to what happens to us every day is a result of our self-indulgent value system, where we blame others for our problems, look to organizations or the government for our solutions, [...]

From Motivation to Motive-Action-Part #2

From Motivation to Motive-Action-Part #2 Action Step 1 - Consider Yourself Self-Employed, But Be a Team Player. What this means is that you are your own Chief Executive Officer of your future. Start thinking of yourself as a service company with a single employee. You're a small company that puts your services to work for a larger company. Tomorrow you [...]