Tag Archives: motivation

Revving Yourself Back Up

You know how your thoughts can sometimes (or often) wander away from the direction you’d been intending to go. You’re familiar with that feeling, right? You walk into the kitchen, look around and can’t quite remember why you came in.

You get distracted by trivialities, and you end the day having done none of the things you so firmly intended that morning.

Procrastination Is a Good Start

Some Assets Wear a Disguise

Those so-called “bad” habits you’ve been struggling to break may be better assets than you realize. In fact, if you really understood what you have here, you might not dislike them quite so much.

True, in their present form, some of your habits may be royally screwing up your life, but here’s an interesting little question for you… who says a habit has to stay in its present form? This simple question uncovers the loose edge of a huge, huge secret. And the secret is that you can actually keep your present “bad” habits, only adjusting them slightly, building on them a bit, and as you retune them, they could become some of your strongest “good” habits.

Motivation Is Caring What Happens

Too Cool to Care

We were standing around, heads hanging, listening to the boss berate us for letting quality slide.

In my early twenties, I worked for a few years in a custom color photo lab where we developed film and made prints for professional photographers. When they shot product setups, weddings or formal portraits, they brought us the film for extra careful processing. And we had a good reputation, but lately we hadn’t been living up to our name.