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Motivation

What Would Motivate You To Do This?

One of the kids went to a person’s house yesterday and said “it was pretty cluttered.”  My response was “more than ours?”  She said that this person hasn’t gone through Sue Barber’s remodeling effort yet.  For those who know me, I do have a bit of a challenge with clutter.  I have been actively working on cleaning out things and getting rid of old stuff.  I recognized how much it was weighing me down and draining my energy.  For her…
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It’s Time to Countdown to Success

Multiple people recommended a book to me titled “The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work and Confidence with Everyday Courage” by Mel Robbins. I have been listening to it on Audible and the author who narrates the book shares how she came up with this tool to change her life. The premise is fairly simple. She counts backwards 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and then she takes action. She has used it for the past seven years to create change in…
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Monday Morning Leadership Q&A – 7/31/17

  Client Question:  “I am struggling to find any motivation right now.  How can I get myself back on track? Having a lack of motivation is something that everyone goes through every once in a while.    This can happen when you are under a lot of stress, overwhelmed or have a task that you just don’t want to do.   What can you do to move forward? When you are under stress, the best thing you can do is to find…
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Fantastic Leadership Resource Summary – 5/19/17

Welcome to the Fantastic Leadership Resource Summary!   This week’s summary includes: Motivating your team, differences between feedback and criticism, steps to better decision making, ways to stop sabotaging yourself, building a strong team is a good investment, what truths would you share with your younger self, focus on the essential things in your life, how do you spend your time, and are you a humble leader   Articles/Ted Talks/Quotes:   5 Step Process to Making Sure Your Employees are…
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Are You Going to Take This Motivational Advice?

I came across some of my favorite Jim Rohn quotes today.  He was an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.  Here is a link to his inspirational story if you would like to learn more about him.  When I first heard these quotes, they definitely made me stop and think about what I was doing with my career and my life.  They have stuck with me for a long time and they definitely apply to some of the posts from this…
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Do You Know What Is Motivating You?

Yesterday’s blog was focused on what can hold you back from being motivated.  Today’s focus is on a great article by Royale Scuderi on the 6 Motivation Types:  She defined motivation as “the force that compels us to action. It drives us to work hard and pushes us to succeed. Motivation influences our behavior and our ability to accomplish goals.”  I have always found motivation to be such an interesting topic.  What drives one person to do things and doesn’t…
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What Happened To All Of My Motivation?

  ​I went to meet a friend for lunch the other day.  She was sharing that there are days where she is just not feeling very motivated to get things done.  I told her that this happens to everyone once in awhile.  You may be dealing with a stressful event or you are overwhelmed and it can paralyze you from doing anything.  You look around for something that will be less taxing to your brain like social media, a favorite…
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