If you are working on something that you really care about, you don't have
to be pushed, the vision pulls you.
People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for
any more than they do.
Work on improving yourself every single day.
C. J. Carlsen
"As you grew, no matter what happened we looked at the sunny side of life.
As you leave take with you the wisdom to focus on the "good" in life!
Catherine and Byron Pulsifer, As You Grew
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Famous Quotes about Life
Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.
Quotes to Live By
I think the most significant work we'll do in our whole life, in our whole world is done within the four walls of our home.
Happy work is best done by the man who takes his long-term plans
somewhat lightly and works from moment to moment 'as to the Lord.'
C. S. Lewis
Happiness doesn't always come from a pursuit.
Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.
Motivation is fuel for life. Without motivation, you can't get out of bed.
Nick Winter, The Motivation Hacker
"Let go of your ideas of what life is supposed to look like,
and accept what is!"
Marge Powers, Anger: What's Up With That?
When we treat them like the human beings they are, show our appreciation
for their excellent work, and then encourage them to spend the weekend
with their families, they are going to return to the workplace with renewed
vigor, eager to prove their worth to the project and to the company.
William C. Oakes, Christlike Leadership
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard
every day, that I never dog it.
My every task, however small, shall be done well or not at all.
Catherine Pulsifer, Start and End Your Day with Optimism
Poems about Life
Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination.
Matt Bishop, The 8 Pillars of Career and Business Success
Our words have the power to bring someone up and help
them achieve their purpose in life, or bring to them down and
make them go down a dark path.
Grant Dean, Practical Step to an Awesome Life
With each day our lives change. Daily self-examination provides
for assessment of each success and failure.
Greg Henry Quinn
"Leadership basically pertains to motivating one's self or a group to
strive towards achieving each and every step goal created during
the planning stage."
Devan Skywisdom, Vision Board
"If you fail to have a positive attitude, your motivation to work
will be drastically affected."
Brian Adams, Time Management
"A simple change in instruction can significantly affect motivation and test performance. Motivation is of course another critical factor in academic performance."
Fiona McPherson, How to Approach Learning
Quotes about Change
"Whatever the task, find creative ways to motivate yourself, get up and do what needs to be done, and reward yourself for your efforts. No excuses!"
Sadé Jasmín, Be Wise
Quote of The Day
Do you attack your work,
With confidence that goes for miles?
Or do you approach with fear,
Having trouble tackling the piles?
Julie Hebert, How You Accomplish Your Work
"In sports, players need to be reminded of their competition to become
motivated to practice. The same can be applied in business."
Gavin McGinnis, Coaching
I find inspiration and motivation through time management.
Jason Thomas, The 100 Most Powerful Affirmations for Time Management
Without the affirmative commitment to hire and promote diverse employees,
organizations would rarely be motivated to expand beyond their comfort
zone to include those who are different.
Serilda Summers-McGee, Change the WorkGame
A "Workout Buddy" is a great way to stay motivated, challenged,
Sandeep Sharma, Habit Makes Perfect
"Showing appreciation for a job well done can be a motivator in itself!"
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Those who have done so tell me that besides the thrill of victory that
results from leading a winning organization, the biggest payoff is
they won't have to work as hard as they did back before they
learned how to get colleagues and employees to become accountable
and motivated by a sense of urgency to get their jobs done.
Stephen Hawley Martin, The CEO's Guide from Good to Great
When you start believing in someone's potential,
it will motivate him to accomplish more.
Brad Peterson, Coaching: 7 Key Principles To Coach and Make Champions Out of Ordinary People
Words of Encouragement
Coaching starts with the assumption that the key to change
is not knowing what to do - it's being motivated to do it.
Tony Stoltzfus, Coaching Questions
We all make mistakes, but what we so often fail to do is
to make these mistakes our greatest learning tools.
Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Work
If we are to be successful at managing performance,
we have to appreciate what is worth measuring, what will
motivate individuals, and how they respond to the local culture.
Richard Hill, PhD: The Academic Coach
Stretching outside your comfort zone takes serious effort and work.
You need motivation for sure, and I do find many of the messages on
the Internet to be quite inspirational. But motivation alone doesn't seal the deal. What's truly lacking is a concrete road map about the how to move from a place of fear, paralysis, and avoidance to the point of actually being willing and able to take that leap and start a more positive cycle of learning and development.
Andy Molinsky, Reach
Monday Motivational Quotes
Improving your productivity and getting things done is not about
how quickly you can go through your to do list, it is about how
efficiently you can complete all the tasks at hand.
Melanie Hutchinson, Getting Things Done - Yesterday
Motivation fuels us to work harder, to get more done, to achieve more.
Highly motivated people are more successful.
AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch
With motivation you get willpower, and with willpower you get the strength to work hard for what you want.
Fred Juliusson, Get Going! Life is Short!
Motivational Quotes about Life
"Be grateful that you have the ability and confidence to
search for a new job or career. Be thankful that you have the
ability to move beyond moaning and complaining to one of action."
Byron Pulsifer, Be Grateful First
"We're so absorbed in the effort to get rich, we no longer recognize when we are rich."
Best Motivational Quotes
In order to have the willpower and motivation needed to be
consistent with the amount of effort you exert for productivity,
you must limit or eliminate counterproductive habits while
enforcing new habits that help productivity.
Mark Snyder, Productive Makeover Success
I would be remiss if I didn't mention the corporate world's most famous
motto: "Work hard, play hard." That is an awesome saying.
Give every second of every day your absolute best.
Daniel Colston, Unstoppable
If I was going to be successful, I knew I had to discover the
secrets to sustaining my motivation and high levels of productivity.
B. N. Norton, Motivation Into Success
"The question, what motivates you, is one used in many interviews.
But it is a question you should answer for yourself - what is your motivation?"
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You
One problem with finding motivation is that many people make to-do lists,
but not many people force themselves to get the items on the list done.
The reason is that we use our ability to think to figure out what needs
to be done, but actually doing them requires motivation and focus."
Rhett Power, The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions
Motivation is getting people, cheerfully, willingly and professionally,
to do the things that the business requires them to do.
James Neal, Managing Motivation in 1 Hour
Successful people are very often early risers.
From Richard Branson to Michelle Obama, and Tim Cook to Taylor
Swift, all are known to get up early. Whatever their motivation,
they've all used beating the alarm clock to become the elite in their profession.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals
Effective supervision involves motivation from within the individual,
not by externals.
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills
When you are changing the world with your innovations,
that's all the motivation you need.
Be willing to go the extra mile, adding value to other areas of your
work and helping others.
Angelica Montrose, 7 Steps To Getting A Promotion
Remember, the leader's responsibility in motivating and directing
his or her team sends a message that he or she takes the issue
of team behavior seriously. Being clear on expectations
is another important aspect of managing behavior.
"Verbal praise and recognition go a long way to ensuring that your
team and relationships stay loyal and motivated."
D. Chandler, Communication: Influence and Persuasion Secrets