“If you wanted it badly enough, you’d do it.”
That’s what I keep telling myself when I purposefully get distracted and allow things that do not propel me to grow to interfere with my success. You see, the very thing we say we want and/or need to position ourselves for greatness is the very thing that scares us to death.
Jennifer Cohen, Contributor to Forbes online says “Motivation is like a muscle. You need to practice strengthening it through a regular routine.”
One piece of advice I give to my clients is to create a mantra you recite every day or at every moment you feel like putting off something you need to do to reach your goal.
My Mantra: I can do this, I must do this, I will do this.
The impression we leave behind is far more valuable than all the money we can make or possessions we can buy. So how badly do you want to reach your goals? How badly do you want to become known for that specific area of expertise? How badly do you want to look good and feel confident in your clothes?
The truth is, when we set goals we already know what it will take to reach them. All the other details are miniscule compared to the main necessity – ACTION.
The most selfish thing you can do is take all your potential with you to the grave.
When you get off-track and lack motivation, just think:
‘How do I want to be remembered?‘ Then get up and get to work.