Ep104: How to motivate yourself. The ONE thing that's stopping you.

corporate mindset


In this episode, Mei Phing discusses how to identify the root cause of demotivation and emphasizes the importance of clarity and desire in staying motivated.



0:34 πŸ” The root cause of demotivation is often a lack of clarity about what you want.

1:45 πŸ’ͺ How much you want your goal determines your motivation level.

3:18 πŸš€ Taking baby steps towards your goal is essential, regardless of others’ progress.

4:30 🌱 Growth requires effort and may not always feel glamorous, but the results are worth it.


Key Insights

πŸ” Lack of clarity about what you want is a common cause of demotivation. It is crucial to have a clear understanding of your goals and desires.

πŸ’ͺ Motivation is directly linked to the level of desire you have for your goal. If you don’t truly want it, you won’t be motivated to take action.

πŸš€ Comparing your progress to others can be demotivating. Focus on your own journey and take small steps towards your goal.

🌱 Growth and success require consistent effort and may not always be easy or glamorous. Embrace the process and keep pushing forward.

πŸ’‘ It is important to evaluate how important your career growth is to you. If it is not a priority, it will be challenging to stay motivated and take action.

πŸ€” Reflect on what will happen if you don’t take action towards your goal. If the consequences are significant, it can be a strong motivator to start taking steps.

⏰ Staying self-motivated requires a personal commitment and decision. You are responsible for your own motivation and the effort you put into achieving your goals.



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