How to Make Motivation Work For You – Introduction

I am in the process of studying about Behavior Change. Our Behaviors or Actions – are the very mechanisms that will get us from where we are now to where we want to be. And if there is one key ingredient most important to successful behavior change it would be Motivation.

The subject of motivation has become commonplace. And the term itself is somewhat overused. So much so in my opinion, the subject itself has proven to be a bit of a challenge to write about with my usual passion.

So the question is…how do you take a subject that everyone feels they know inside and out, and well, re-awaken it’s urgency, importance and power within the minds of others?

At its heart, motivation is an internal and intrinsic matter. And so, when all is said and done, our motivation is ultimately our responsibility.

“At the end of the day, all of us have to dig deep to unveil our own, unique, intrinsic motivation.” – Anne Bruce, “Manager’s Guide to Motivating Employees” 2nd edition

But motivation is not easy for many of us to sustain. Why is that? And more importantly, how do we solve this dilemma and make Motivation work for us?

Okay so I did a google search for a definition of Motivation. Nothing fancy but it’s something to start with. So what exactly is motivation?

“Motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Motivation is what causes you to act, whether it is getting a glass of water to reduce thirst or reading a book to gain knowledge.”

I have no doubt that you read the definition above and thought, “yeah, I kinda knew that already”. So What?

So……clearly knowing a definition isn’t enough. You and I? We’re smart. We can figure out what motivation is. But we still struggle to capitalize on it as a tool and make it a lasting mechanism for change.

It’s time to change that tune. And it’s time to win at building lasting Motivation so that we can course correct our Behaviors and Achieve our dreams and goals.

There are 3 ingredients for building Lasting Motivation. They are:

  • Mastery
  • Autonomy
  • Purpose

Each ingredient has a BLOG post all it’s own. You can find them here:

Thanks for Reading. Sincerely, TheDreamHustler

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