If you’re struggling to find motivation, listen to this episode—rich tips to get you out of the muddy waters and back into clarity, focus and direction.
In this conversation we address the second part of “Terry’s” question: how to re-find your motivation.
(We already answered the first part about romance/relationship tips for entrepreneurs.)
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“Struggling to find motivation? Listen to this episode and get back to your why.”
Robert Downey Jr – Off Camera with Sam Jones — An incredible interview.
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker J. Palmer — “With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose.”
“There’s a joke. An American fisherman and a Canadian fisherman each are standing there with a big pot of lobsters. The lobsters in the Canadian’s pot are all struggling to get out and the American says, ‘You better watch those, you’re gonna lose your lobsters there.’ And the Canadian doesn’t even look at the pot and says to him, ‘Don’t worry, they’re Canadian lobsters, their friends will pull them back down.’”
Shane Smith, CoFounder Vice
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action — “Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question ‘Why?’”
Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation — “Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think.”
This Not That, How to Choose What to Work On Right Now (FS053) — “How could you know what is the MOST IMPORTANT thing to work on right now?”
Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY — “If you’re in desperate need of some motivation, we’re going to fix that problem, right here, right now.”
“Burnout, in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess. ~ Parker Palmer”