We all know proactive, constructive and dynamic professionals as well as those who are passive, ineffectual and chronic complainers. What determines whether you yourself fit in the former or latter group?While external factors can have an impact on our motivation levels at work, the attitude we bring each day is self-determined. Attitude explains how someone who lost multiple elections might become president of the United States or someone fired from his own company might then become a business icon.A paper by IESE lecturer and consultant, Pablo Maella, recommends 10 behaviors and attitudes to increase both your personal welfare and professional effectiveness. 1. Accept reality and others as they are. Self-motivation begins with having realistic and appropriate expectations of work ...
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PITTSBURGH — Entering the 2018 season, the Pittsburgh Panthers were predicted to finish 5th in the ACC Coastal division. The Panthers responded by earning a 6-2 conference record, winning the division and making their first ACC Championship appearance since joining the conference seven years ago. A year after shocking the college football world, the Panthers find themselves in a similar situation picked to finish fourth in the division by the conference’s 173-member media poll. While the team certainly feels that they deserve respect, they are using the early doubters as motivation. Junior center Jimmy Morrissey finds the projections amusing. “Motivation, I found it funny,” he said. “I don’t know. I don’t care really what they say.” While he finds the media’s early mistrust of
Working in a 9-to-5 job can be monotonous and boring, but one has to break free to stay directed and motivated towards their professional life’s goals. Nevertheless, it is really tough if your work is not challenging enough to motivate you. This is why it’s advisable to choose a career that excites you. Make your passion into a profession and see the wonders.If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve JobsWe often come across people who failed to find that motivation, but not anymore! Here are a few tips for you to stay motivated and productive at work.1) Your DeskThe first place you’ll be after you reach office is your desk, so you can add some things to it for personalization. Personalization will help you to