Motivation

The 13-Minute Definitive Guide to Living Your Dreams

Last week, I visualized my new workout partner.<p>Last week, I visualized my new workout partner. Today, I'm benching 20 lbs more than I ever have before.<p>A few months ago, I noticed a 50-year-old man at the gym lifting twice what I lift in every exercise. His energy and overall vibes inspired me. …

Self-improvement

Can't Figure Out What to Do With Your Life? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself to Find the Right Job

Learn how to find the right career path by figuring out why you're walking that path in the first place.<p>When I work with people on their careers, they usually start off feeling lost. They want to do something else in their career, but don't know what it is or how they are going to land that great …

Employment

17 Powerful Quotes to Strengthen Your Mind

Fear, doubt and worry are only feelings, but in the heat of the moment, they can seem as real as the air we breathe. Although the sensations can be …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Stay Motivated (Especially When Times Get Tough)

Use these 8 tips to stay motivated and achieve your full potential.<p>As a business owner or entrepreneur, you carry a lot of stress on your shoulders. You're ultimately the one responsible for the success or failure of your business. It requires constant motivation to help push yourself through the …

Productivity

Adopt The 10x Mindset

https://stocksnap.io/photo/HW8HZUJ8KNThere are no absolutes in life. And there are no givens. Everything is up for grabs. Most people dream of …

Self-improvement

31 Quotes on How to Be a Great Leader From Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela would have been 99 years old this week. His words of wisdom will last another thousand years.<p>Tuesday was the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights leader who was instrumental in the country's transition out of Apartheid. He spent over 27 years in prison for his …

Self-improvement

52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning

<b>52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The internet loves many things.<p>It loves cats, for example. Memes, too. It loves video, which …

Western Philosophy

How to Reach Your Potential

Dear friend,<p>Your ceiling has no limits. Why do you hold yourself back?<p>1. You have no ceilings.<p>First of all, know that you have no glass …

Eric Kim

Amazing Instagram Quotes and Caption Ideas from A to Z

Do it for the 'gram.<p>Trying to pick the perfect caption or quote for your next travel gram? Serious Instagrammers shouldn’t underrate the power a …

Robert Louis Stevenson

This Fitbit is as fashionable as it is motivational—and it’s only $100 right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Getting active can do …

Wearable Tech

49 Inspirational Quotes and Mantras to Help You Overcome the Stress of Running a Business

Check out these words of wisdom, affirmation and positivity.<p>I never considered myself a high-stress person . . . until I started my first company. The stress of running a company was unfamiliar to me and I didn’t know how to handle it. I found that working out usually helped, but I couldn’t go for …

Self-improvement

Your Life’s Work Will Probably Not Pay Off Immediately. And That’s Okay

The opposite of overnight success is overnight failure. Stop looking for shortcuts. They build weak and unstable foundations.<p>Some people have trained …

Self-improvement

Stop Shouting! I Can't Hear My Motivation Talking

Presented at the 40th NSCA National Conference in Las Vegas on July 14th, 2017.<p>This presentation discusses the intersection between motor learning and motivation using self-determination theory as a guide. Learn how optimizing your athlete/client's sense of autonomy, competence, and relatedness …

Marketers: How To Start Over When Your Last Campaign Failed

Measuring ourselves by our achievements is human nature and failure is discouraging. But savvy marketers view an unsuccessful venture as a stepping stone toward success. A failed campaign does not make the marketer a failure. The only 100% guarantee of failure is deciding not to try again.<p>And when …

Self-improvement

Embrace the Hustle With These 13 Motivating Quotes

Living in the 21st century, there are no good excuses when it comes to chasing a dream. Surrounded by the tools you need to make big things happen …

Self-improvement

Which Republican Inspired the Reaction? Match the Post-Election Quotes to Bush '04 or Trump '16

While the media and many Americans were shocked at President Donald Trump's election victory, if you rewind 12 years, it doesn't seem quite so …

Elections

3 Types of Motivation That Can Inspire You to Do Anything

Perform this mental shift when you need some extra encouragement.<p>We all have motivation that ebbs and flows.<p>Some mornings you wake up energized to get to work and power through that to-do list. Others you smack the alarm clock, curse the morning and give yourself an extra five minutes to dream …

Health

10 Motivating Mantras To Get Your Butt Off The Couch And Onto The Yoga Mat

Everyone gets into a weird funk sometimes.<p>You're sailing through your days, and everything seems to come to you with a natural ease, but then <i>bam</i> — …

Yoga

11 Modern Leadership Lessons from History's Masters

Helen Keller. Theodore Roosevelt. Ann Bradstreet. Nelson Mandela: Who inspired you?<p><i>“How can I inspire others to follow my lead?”</i> Aspiring influencers have wrestled with this question since the beginning of time, and those who emerged and ultimately became legendary leaders did so because they were …

Peter Drucker

The right app rewards to boost motivation

<i>Part 2 of 3: What apps can learn from insights rooted in behavioral economics, psychology, and gamification</i><p>In the previous blog post, I introduced a …

Employee Engagement

6 tried and true tips to get—and stay—motivated

Let's face it—motivation isn't easy or we'd all be our ideal weights, our fridges would be stocked with kale and we'd get more than enough beauty …

University of British Columbia

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent …

Happiness

52 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You

The struggle is real — especially for students and recent grads.<p>I know because once upon a time I was a college student, and it wasn’t exactly fun. …

Tony Robbins

4 Tactics to Drive Sales Motivation

This column is authored by Balmiki Bhattacharya, Learning Consultant, Inspire One<p>Sales motivation is a perennial area of focus and also an area that …

Startups (India)

A simple piece of advice from my high-school math teacher helped me start my own business — and I'm convinced it can motivate you to do anything

<i>This post is an excerpt from "THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A F*CK: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life" by Mark Manson.</i><p>In 2008, after holding down a day job for all of six weeks, I gave up on the whole job thing to pursue an online business.<p>At the time, I had absolutely no clue what I …

Success

Why What You Think About Matters

We all carry stories from our childhood. We carry stories about holiday traditions and the right way to fold a fitted sheet. We also learn how to …

Self-improvement

Monday Inspiration: Legendary Quotes From Successful Entrepreneurs [Infographic]

Successful entrepreneurs and celebrities may make their accomplishments <i>look</i> easy, but it's rarely the case that they <i>are</i> easy. It isn't just their …

Marketing

People can use anxiety to motivate themselves, study finds

A high-stress environment may be a boon rather than a bane for some. According to new research published in the <i>Journal of Individual Differences</i>, …

Mental Health

The Really Inconvenient Truths About Productivity

Humans are prolific procrastinators. People have struggled with habitual hesitation going back to ancient civilizations. It’s easy to make plans and …

Time Management

The Impediment to Action Advances Action

Marcus Aurelius said that.<p><i>Here is the complete quote: “Our actions may be impeded, but there can be no impeding our intentions or dispositions.</i> …

Self-improvement