Motivation and Purpose

Do you know what motivates you? Motivation means “a reason or reasons for acting or behaving a particular way”, however we behave in a particular way because of what motivates us (or not) and how happy and content we are in the job we are doing. To be motivated, we need to have an incentive or a stimulus that truly inspires us to reach our destination, achieve our goal, or grow our business. If we start losing our way, then we lose our purpose, our direction, and therefore our motivation. Purpose means “the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.” It’s an intended or desired result, an aim or goal. To achieve our goals, we need to have a purpose so need to be determined, be resolute in keeping our eyes fixed ahead or on the ball. Having a sense of purpose shows commitment

Inspirations and Aspirations

Have you ever really thought about what it is that inspires us, and do we really know what our aspirations are? What’s the difference between aspirations and inspirations first? Aspirations – these are ambitions, goals, objectives or aims Inspirations – being inspired or motivated to do or achieve something We may have an aspiration to buy gym membership, however, we need to be inspired to physically go to the gym; OR we might have an aspiration to lose weight and get fit, but we must be inspired to start a healthy eating regime or start a fitness programme to achieve our goal. The reason why we often don’t achieve our goals and achieve our aspirations is because we haven’t worked out how to get from one to the other. Here are some steps to help you achieve your aspirations and empower you to feel inspired to succeed. Step 1 –