http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/moving-beyond-positive-thinking Can too much faith be a problem? Yes, writes Gabriele Oettingen, author and a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg. “Positive thinking can make us feel better in the short term, but over the long term it saps our motivation, preventing us from achieving our wishes and goals, and leaving us feeling frustrated, stymied and stuck.”
http://www.inc.com/matthew-jones/the-ultimate-way-to-increase-motivation-according-to-neuroscience.html Whether you’re an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking for quality employment, you need a deep sense of drive to fuel your pursuit.
http://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/science-says-92-percent-of-people-dont-achieve-goals-heres-how-the-other-8-perce.html Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year’s goals never actually achieve them?
http://www.lifeexcellence.com/archives/2001/LifeExcellence%20-%20Newsletter%20Archives%20-%205-9-01.htm Kaizen means gradual and orderly, continuous improvement. In his book, Mr. Imai writes “Kaizen means improvement. Moreover, kaizen means continuous improvement in personal life, home life, social life, and working life.” Mr. Imai offers 10 basic tips necessary to begin the journey of kaizen implementation.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-goldilocks-rule-how-t_b_10934176 The Goldilocks Rule states that humans experience peak motivation when working on tasks that are right on the edge of their current abilities. Not too hard. Not too easy. Just right.
But you don’t have to stay stuck in this rut. With some exploration and reflection, you can get to the bottom of what’s sapping your energy and dig yourself out of it. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2016/06/20/3-reasons-you-cant-motivate-yourself-at-work-anymore-and-how-to-overcome-each-one/#f60e6d323191
Obstacles will always come in your path, a life of no resistance is simply not possible. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rachael-yahne/5-motivating-truths-succe_b_10243746.html