Purpose is Motivational

I work in the area of change.  Business coaching (most coaching really) is about getting something you do not already have.  So lately I’ve been hearing this question: “How do I get motivated?” This is not a new topic. But it’s a great...

Sing it From the Rooftop

In coaching there is this concept – that of acknowledgement. It means acknowledging that we have done something specific. Or not done something. It is meant to be a neutral term that takes the negative energy out of something we may consider a “failure.” “I...

Motivation and Purpose

I like to blog about what I am hearing each week from my clients. Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about “how do I get motivated?” This is not a new topic. But it’s a great question. My first answer is this – what is motivation? Most people...

What if Motivation Never Comes?

I was in my book study group the other night and we were talking about making changes that will improve self-care. One of the attorneys brought up the idea of “how to get motivated.” Such a common topic when it comes to self-care.  Another attorney shared...

The True Nature of Motivation

  “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration; the rest of us just get up and go to work.” –Stephen King I was on a coaching call with an attorney once. “I need to get motivated,” she said. And I knew there were so many directions we could go. I could follow her down this...

Survey on Motivation

At the beginning of the year, I sent out a survey asking what my followers wanted me to blog on. One of the top responses was “motivation”. In drafting this blog, I am going to take a slightly different approach. I am going to first ask YOU two questions....