Feeling a little unmotivated? You know you’ve got things to do but just don’t feel like making the effort?
We ALL feel like that from time to time. There’s nothing to be ashamed of.
If you’re running your own business or in the process of getting your VA/freelance business up and running, girl, you’ve got to get up and move on. And quick, before the rot sets in!
Question: What do you do, (or would you do) if a client were demotivated? How do you help your clients to motivate themselves?
Answer: You ask questions, encourage them, call them out on avoidant or excuse-based behaviour, praise them for steps forward.
ALL of this you can apply to yourself.
Become YOUR OWN client.
Here are five ideas to win back your motivation and fall in love with your work all over again.
1. Recognise that goals and paths are two different things
You’ve been focusing on your goal but not really getting closer. Your business is much too busy, and you feel...
In my last blog I covered 5 ideas about how to get your motivation back. Here are six further ideas to win back your motivation and fall in love with your work all over again.
1. Align Your Work with Your Life Purpose
If you combine your area of genius with a deep, inner life purpose that drives you, regaining your motivation comes naturally.
Your life purpose is not external, like “teaching kids to play hockey”. That would just be a manifestation of what drives you. The sort of life purpose to identify and embrace is spiritual, even if you are not. It gives your life meaning. It’s something you want to live for every day, like “leading by example”.
Even if you don’t like journaling, this is a highly useful tool to embrace when you are on an inner journey. Articulating your thoughts on paper helps you quickly see through premises or statements that aren’t really true (just as it does if you talk about a topic in a group). It...