Lou Holtz once said: If you are bored, and you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don’t have enough goals. Some years ago, I was like that. I didn’t wake up burning. I didn’t have any goals and didn’t know how to make… Read More »The 4 Most Promising Strategies for Crushing Any Goal
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Motivation is one of the three keys to self-improvement and deals with the hardest of tasks: starting work. Without this push, you won’t reach your goals.
You can improve your motivation in many ways. Some of them are related to productivity since these two treats are closely related, but most are entirely separate structures.
If you want to improve your motivation, you need to understand what motivated you first. And then replicate it. Also, learn how to manage your motivational expenses, or you will run out of it.
In my experience, I tried many techniques – some of them worked, and some didn’t. But they all left me with a lesson. So if you will allow me, I will teach it to you.
I’ve always sucked at making achievable goals. Last year, I realized 20% of my resolutions, and this year I was already giving up on half of them. Sometimes, I don’t achieve my goals at all. Maybe because I set too high expectations, or perhaps this is only an excuse. But… Read More »How to Make Achievable Goals for Secure Triumph (in only 5 Steps)
Do you still remember your new year’s resolutions? Like, all of them, specifically? I don’t. I never did and never will. Not because I don’t have any goals for this year, but I am not in the same situation I was 6 months ago. What changed? I did, my goals… Read More »4 Tips to Abandon a Toxic Time Frame Thinking (and What To Use)
There’s no workaround: motivation is the Holy Grail of productivity. For the last few years, I believed it too. But motivation sometimes doesn’t matter. There are moments in which, even if your motivation skyrockets, you still work poorly, or you don’t work at all. You get distracted, lose focus, and wish to… Read More »How to Improve Your Environment to Help Influence Better Productivity
Do you have a procrastination problem that you cannot defeat? Have you ever noticed a decrease in motivation towards the ending of some projects, while for others you cannot wait to finish? Every time you approach the finishing line, in some cases you procrastinate for days. Other times, instead, you… Read More »How to Defeat Procrastination: the Proximity Principle
When I first heard about the 10.000-hours rule, I was disappointed. Does it take that much time to learn any skill? Could I master any skill in less than one year instead? Short answer – yes, it is possible, but you need to use the correct techniques. First of all,… Read More »How to Master any Skill in Less than One Year