Sometimes getting motivated to shoot for the stars and accomplish what you want to do can be tricky, so we’ve compiled a set of motivational moments to help you at some of the steps! Each category has a quote or summary and a video or article to go along with it–some are very short and take only a minute or so while some are over an hour long so there’s plenty of motivating to be had here.
If you need some suggestions on just getting started with motivating yourself or sustaining your motivation for the long haul, we recommend The Ultimate Guide to Motivation – How to Achieve Any Goal free from ZenHabits.net.
“Never, never, never give up” – Winston Churchill
Where does your stamina to keep going come from? There’s actually some science behind it! Psychologists have actually narrowed down motivation to three key things that you can adjust to fit your needs and help you to better maintain your oomph factor! Check out this article from Scientific American.
“When preparation meets with opportunities, destiny is born.” – Author Unknown
Visualization is the act of picturing yourself where you want to be–the brain is an amazing organ that can sometimes have difficulties separating fact from fiction! See it, be it with this article here that contains a background and examples of real-world situations.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.? – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Randy Pausch was a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University until he succumbed to complications of pancreatic cancer in 2008. Prior to his death, he gave a lecture titled “The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams” embodying everything from overcoming obstacles, what a true leader is and life lessons to advice on leaving a legacy, working in groups and playing the cards you are dealt. The following is the full version of his lecture:
As the President of Hampton Roads and Hierophant Publishing, Randy Davila has overseen the publication of books by authors such as Eckhart Tolle, Byron Katie, Neale Donald Walsch, Richard Bach, Jack Canfield, and many, many more. But Randy is very passionate about working with new and original voices in publishing, and he will share with you everything you need to know about the book business as a first time author. IF you are ready to learn the steps necessary to turn your manuscript into a successful book, here?s your ticket! For more information about this special book publishing seminar put on by Our Success Center or about Randy Davila please see the official event page from August 2012.