In my last BLog-post I wrote about how to decide and measure the decisions: Decide & Measure
But of course it´s not always that easy!
Measuring our decision result? Yes, we can. But not always.
If we aren´t related to the decisions of others –
mainly at work as an employee
– we can focus on our own decisions. That´s the moment we need to have an eye on our MOTIVATION !
Do you agree that when we decided to go for a new dream that we have to stay motivated to keep on going, because the path suddenly stretches endlessly….. for months? ….for years…?
Exactly, and that´s the toughest part of making our dreams come true!
In the beginning when we turn into a new direction because we spot the tiny light at the end of tunnel we start walking and maybe we run towards this light, highly motivated, but after weeks it seems it won´t get closer to us.
As a result, one morning* we wake up and have to admit that it´s going to take years until we stand in front of this bright light – which was called “the dream”.
This morning* is the exact time when most of us give up and end the trip of reaching their dream.
But hey, DON´T ! ! ! ! !
There´s a secret for you:
just move as fast or as slow, day by day, as long as you are happy for this one day, to simply stay motivated. Celebrate single results, small victories, first successes and then keep on going! Stay motivated for the next week, then add another week and make it a whole month! Watch out for the next month and add it to the agenda!
Work hard during winter times when it´s dark outside: it´s the best time to work hard and to learn new things, to show off with a few successes in spring! This strategy shall motivate you!
Find your path! Exactly, that´s the secret we call “find your path” –
It means: Find your speed.
Find your measurement of walking ahead and along. Make sure to stand still at certain times and just don´t do nothing for a whole day – if it feels right for you. Work like hell for a couple of months and then take a break, whatever it is that you carry along to reach your dream, find your individual path. Find a few friends who support you.
The moment you start doing all that takes you along to reach your dream is the moment you´re leading yourself. From this day on, you tuned into self-leadership.
Have you been there?
Or once more?
Congratulations, then you´re ready for making new decisions in life! Then you´re ready for reaching all of your dreams, one after the other, motivated, relaxed and self-confident.
One morning you will wake up and you´ll think about helping others reaching their dreams – as well. Because you´ve been long enough on the path of individual decision making…..
Because you arrived by now more often.
You made it.
You know now how it works to reach (one of) the lights.
You suddenly understand that every light is one of your past decisions.
You even understand that re-motivating yourself also is a decision you needed to consider.
I wish you GOOD LUCK for the next one!
BE A DECISION MAKER. BE OUTSTANDING.
rita jaskolla – Leadership Architect –