The Power of
Self motivation is essential if you want to
excel and succeed in life and business.
can achieve everything you have ever wanted to have, experience, or
The power has and always will be within you, but nothing will happen
until you get and stay motivated to make something happen, to change your
life and achieve your desires. Self
motivation empowers you and helps you keep your spirit high no matter how
discouraging a situation is.
Succeeding in life and business requires a strong intention to
succeed. "How to" is secondary.
Get inspired first.
Have a dream. If you really want
something you’ll invent amazing ways to
3 Pillars of Inspiration
"Just as an archer requires a
target before he can shoot his arrow, you need a target before you can get
motivated to achieve it."4
Your intention is a
synergistic combination of three elements: desire,
acceptance. It determines your motivation and how successfully you attain
Steve Jobs' 12 Rules of Success
what you love to do.
Find your true passion. Do
what you love to do a make a difference! The
only way to do great work is to
love what you do...
Discontent, anxiety, and anger, if you use and
harness it in a positive way, are some of the most powerful motivations you
can have. Use them if you're not happy with where you are right now. Find an
area of discontent, think things through, and
Fear as a
You have two ways to go with fear. You can
weaken the negative ones or strengthen the empowering ones.4
Take in mind a goal that you wish to achieve.
Be specific about what you want and why you want it. Once you have your
chosen goal in mind, it's time to create some fear. Imagine that you lived
the rest of your life never having achieved your goal, and you never
realized your potential or what you were capable of.
Failure As a Stepping Stone To Success
Create as horrible a
picture as you can about this possible future. Think about how you'll feel
about yourself, how others will feel about you, and how much it will hurt to
know that you'll never do the things you wanted to do.
And most effective of all, you
never became the person you always knew you could be.
You now have fear working for
you. Human beings will do most anything to avoid an intensely painful
situation. By using this to your advantage you will be motivated to achieve
your goal and avoid the pain of regret.4
Solving Strategies: 4 Levels
Your attitude is extremely important. When you
think of problems you'll only attract more problems. When you think of
solutions – you'll attract solutions and
Don't focus on the problem, look
for solutions. See every
as an opportunity.
Approach the problem
with the expectant attitude that there is an
innovative practical solution
just waiting to be found. Be relaxed, confident and clear in your
refers to your capacity to recognize your own feelings and those of others,
for motivating yourself, and for managing
emotions well in yourself and in your
"It describes abilities
distinct from, but complementary to, academic intelligence, the purely
cognitive capabilities measured by IQ. Many people who are book smart lack
emotional intelligence but lack emotional intelligence end up working for
people who have lower IQs than they but who excel in emotional intelligence
When asked "What Traits Should
Every Good Entrepreneur Possess?", Jim
Clark who a billionaire who was involved in starting Netscape, Silicon Graphics
and many other
answered, "Discontent and anxiety."
Creative visualization helps you use your natural creative
in a more conscious way to create a clear image, idea or feeling sense of
what you really want. It engages the power of your
subconscious mind, that attracts those desires into your life It is also
a powerful self-motivation tool that keeps your purpose on track and helps
your goal by focusing your thoughts
constantly on it and giving it your positive energy until it becomes a
Become a Motivational Leader
To become a
leader, you start with
motivating yourself. You motivate yourself with a big
vision, and as you move progressively toward its
and enthuse others to work with you to fulfill that vision...
Inspirational Leader: 10 Roles
Happiness: 4 Opinion Types that Matter
"What you think of yourself is much more
important than what others think of you." ~ Seneca
Sometimes you can hear apparently negative
remarks about you or what you are doing.
Don't let bad wishers harm your
confidence and self-esteem. Their opinions don't actually matter. Let
them keep their negative opinions, and you keep