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  • Motivational Emotions

    02 May 2017

    Motivational Emotions There are three emotions that can be motivational: Fear can be a motivator. Anger can be a motivator. Desire can be a motivator. Fear and anger are both negative motivators. Desire is a positive motivator. All three motivators work, in the sense that each emotion wil... Continue Reading >

    Motivational Emotions
  • How to be Happy and Successful

    21 April 2017

    How to be Happy and Successful In order to be happy and successful, it is necessary to be in balance. Your life is made up of parts, and the parts have to be in a harmonious relationship with one another. A life that is out of balance, is one that accentuates... Continue Reading >

    How to be Happy and Successful
  • The Difference Between a Wish and a Goal

    14 February 2017

    The Difference Between a Wish and a Goal I often speak to people about their future goals. I ask, "What are your goals for the future?" When they answer, I am shocked. I am shocked because their answer to me, is incomprehensible. Their answer seems to be a wish, not a... Continue Reading >

    The Difference Between a Wish and a Goal
  • Do you Have a Positive Attitude?

    07 February 2017

    Do You Have a Positive Mental Attitude? Your attitude affects everything else about you, so training yourself to develop a more positive mental attitude is the best thing you can do. Your mental attitude affects how you feel at any given moment; either positive or negative. Your attitude affects your decisions... Continue Reading >

    Do you Have a Positive Attitude?
  • How to Motivate Yourself and Others

    07 February 2017

    How To Motivate Yourself and Others To motivate yourself and others, is simple. All you need to do is keep asking questions that will shift the focus of the conversation onto how we might plan for a better future. Once you start the other person talking about things relating to their... Continue Reading >

    How to Motivate Yourself and Others
  • Make 2017 a Terrific Year for you and your Family

    04 January 2017

    How can you make this year your best year ever? Sorry, your browser does not support the video tag so you can't use the resolution generator :( Click to stop the generator... Continue Reading >

    Make 2017 a Terrific Year for you and your Family
  • Goal Setting for Better Motivation

    03 January 2017

    Goal Setting for Better Motivation Goal setting creates better motivation. Motivation is important because it is what makes people take action. So, it is important that you understand motivation. The easiest way to understand motivation is by a simple metaphor. Motivation is like the elastic band in this picture... Continue Reading >

    Goal Setting for Better Motivation
  • Motivation by Affirmation

    25 November 2016

    Motivation by Affirmation Motivation is a positive emotion that is created by holding positive thoughts in the mind. All emotions are the products of thought. Positive emotions are created by positive thoughts. Negative emotions are created by negative thoughts. Different types of thinking will generate their corresponding emotions. If you want... Continue Reading >

    Motivation by Affirmation
  • Success Requires the Quality of Persistence

    15 November 2016

    Success Requires the Quality of Persistence Whenever you fail, don't give up on your goal. Instead, rewrite your plan. Some people, whenever they meet any setback or defeat, see it as a signal to change their goal, instead of their plan. These poor people would tend to interpret a defeat, as... Continue Reading >

    Success Requires the Quality of Persistence
  • How to Motivate Myself and Others

    07 October 2016

    How to Motivate Myself and Others Leadership training is always partly to do with motivation. All leaders need to develop the skill of motivation. Motivation is a specific emotion. All emotions are a product of thought, because whatever you think about causes an emotion. Emotions are NOT CAUSED by external facts... Continue Reading >

    How to Motivate Myself and Others
  • What is Positive Feedback?

    23 September 2016

    What is Positive Feedback? Positive feedback is information that tells you that your recent actions have resulted in you making progress towards the achievement of your goal. In everyday life, we don't normally use the words, "Positive feedback". Instead we use these words: Praise, Compliments, rewards, acceptance, appreciation, progress. People love... Continue Reading >

    What is Positive Feedback?
  • Are you a Motivational Manager?

    16 September 2016

    Are You a Motivational Manager? Some managers are very motivational. They have the ability to raise the spirits of others. There are some super effective managers who tend to be motivational because they have naturally stumbled across the methods that work. They say the right things; they avoid saying the wrong... Continue Reading >

    Are you a Motivational Manager?
  • Three Ways to Motivate Others

    02 September 2016

    Three Ways to Motivate Others There are three ways to motivate others. Reward good behaviour. Punish bad behaviour. Reward good behaviour AND punish bad behaviour. We recommend that most of the time you use method 1. Reward good behaviour Rewarding good behaviour is the best way to motivate people to do... Continue Reading >

    Three Ways to Motivate Others
  • Project Fear

    19 April 2016

    Project Fear Project fear is motivating people by using the emotion of fear to get people to act in a certain way. There are three major motivations. Fear. Desire. Anger. You will be motivated to move if you are afraid, or angry. And you will be motivated to move if you... Continue Reading >

    Project Fear
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