16 Top Ways To Build Your Positivity & Motivation
Learn The Ways Of The Most Successful In Business To Help You In Your Business
In reality, nothing is impossible, once you put your mind to it. The more positive your attitude, the more positive your results and outcomes will be.
Having a positive mind has many benefits including creating clarity of thought, better decision-making, both of which will drive better results for your business.
The most successful in business often describe their positivity and high state of motivation as a big driver of their success and their high achievements.
Importantly, you can do the same, especially if you follow these top tips.
These are ways that have been used successfully by myself and my clients and have been used by the very best of the world's entrepreneurs, so are proven to work.
16 Top Ways To Build Your Positivity & Motivation
1. Start Your Day With Positive Affirmations
One positive affirmation or thought at the start of the day can set the mood for the whole day, In fact, one small positive thought could even change your whole day.
The following sayings can work well, such as:
"I can do this"
“I am a success”
“I am the best”
"I am bigger than my fears"
"I am stronger than my challenges"
You should devise your own sayings that will keep you positive and motivated. Write a short list of these and keep them in a prominent place to constantly remind yourself of them.
Then, repeat them to yourself each morning to pump yourself up. In that way, you should hit the ground running.
Then, keep repeating the sayings over and over again, during the day, to keep yourself motivated.
2. Have A 'Motivation Board'
The way to stay positive and motivated, is to keep reminding yourself of your affirmations.
Keep adding new positive affirmations to your list and write them onto a 'Motivation Board' and place the board on your office wall or in a prominent place that can be seen often during the day.
A 'Motivation Board' is also a good idea for keeping your colleagues and employees positive and motivated. Keep it in a prominent place, so that everyone can see it.
3. Practice Gratitude Every Morning
We often get wrapped up in our day to day lives and forget what we really have in life; our families, friends, relationships and health, for instance.
We are all more blessed than we often think.
By thinking about what is most precious to us, can instil a feeling of positivity and it can remind us of why we are doing what we are doing.
One way to practice gratitude is to write down the things that are most precious to you in life, and, in the same way as for your affirmations, you should keep thinking about them, repeatedly, at the start of the day and during it.
4. Celebrate Your Successes
As we try to achieve new goals and objectives, we can easily forget the journey that we have made, getting to the present point.
But your achievements, to date, should not be forgotten and should be celebrated and not just once but continually.
If a business objective is particularly challenging, doubts in your ability can arise, for instance, leading to a drop in confidence and motivation. But by remembering your successes and thinking about them and 'patting yourself on the back' and saying "Well Done!", can re-invigorate you, re-energise and re-motivate you.
This approach can also work with business colleagues and employees, too.
5. Reward Yourself For Each Achievement
Equally, as new steps or new milestones are achieved, you should get into the habit of say to yourself: "Well Done!"
But also, you should go further and celebrate your successes and reward yourself. This could be simply by treating yourself to something nice.
If a challenge is a big one, decide beforehand what the reward would be and keep thinking about it or write it down; by continually thinking about it, as you work through the challenge, it will drive you on.
6. Top Up Your Motivation
As well as using self-motivating techniques, you could also use external methods too.
Watching inspiring videos online such as TED talks or reading inspiring and self improvement books each day can also be very uplifting and motivating.
7. Keep Your Thoughts Positive
You should try to keep your thinking positive whether you are working or not.
Often the news can be depressing and limiting yourself to this can help to keep a positive mindset.
Another trick is to try not to be critical of people and situations, and to try to see the good in everything, too.
8. Create A Positive Environment
A positive environment can help boost your mood and mindset aa well as keeping you positive and motivated.
This can be created very simply by having a nice working environment and a nice home to return to. Being surrounded by positive work colleagues and positive family and friends can also be a great boost.
Negative and toxic people can drag you down very quickly and these people should be avoided and should certainly not be employed
When hiring new staff, it is important that those with a positive attitude are enlisted. You should hire the attitude and train the skill.
9. Kick Out Negative Thoughts
It is very easy to fill your head with negative thoughts and these can destroy your mood and your day.
One very good habit to adopt is to consciously recognise when this happens and to consciously replace your negative thoughts with positive thoughts instead. Such thoughts could include something good in your life and something that you are grateful for, such as your family.
Thinking your positive affirmations can also work well, too, to kick out negativity.
You could even try swamp the negativity by replacing one negative thought with three positive ones.
10. Don't Let Your Fears Control You
For many their fears control them and limit their thinking and actions. If you let your fears take over, you will achieve nothing and you will be permanently frustrated.
One of the best ways to tackle your fears is to write them down and to create a positive strategy for tackling and beating each one.
Then, each day take positive actions to beat each one or to neutralise each one. When you start to achieve good results, your confidence will grow and your fears should diminish.
11. Don't Let Your Comfort Zone Beat You
Like fears, your comfort zone can control you and it can limit your thinking and actions.
Many of us don't like change but for some in business could think that making changings might have a negative or dis-stabling impact on their business. The result, is they don't make the change and they don't progress.
For others, they may feel uncomfortable or nervous about certain actions or they feel they lack the confidence or skills.
One good way to beat your comfort zone, is to consciously take small actions each day that will take you outside your comfort zone. Then, as you start to achieve good outcomes, your confidence will grow and you will find that you can tackle greater actions.
You must tell yourself: "I want To feel comfortable about feeling uncomfortable"
12. Minimise Your Worries
Worrying can also be very disabling and it can slow your progress.
One of the best ways to deal with your worries is to write them down and to analyse each one and ask yourself two questions:
"Why am I worrying about this?"
"What actions do I need to take to sort out the source of the worry?"
For each worry, devise an action plan to sort and deal the worry.
As you start to achieve positive outcomes and results, your fears should diminish and you should be able to move forward.
Another good tip is to try to worry only about the things that you only control. If you control the source of the worry, you can deal with it as described here, but importantly, if you don't control the source, it is pointless worrying about it.
13. Become Resilient
Everyone that has achieved success has had to endure a 'bumpy ride' to get there. Set-backs, mistakes and even failure are all part of the road to success.
You must accept this is normal.
You will endure set-backs, too, but for every set-back, you must learn to pick yourself up quickly and to get going again swiftly. Dwelling on set-backs and 'beating yourself up' will get you into a negative and downward spiral and so should be avoided.
The best way to deal with set-backs is to analyse what went wrong, learn from the experience and promise yourself not to make the same mistake again.
It is important to do this very quickly and then to move on, without delay, too, and to put the event behind you.
Making yourself busy with new tasks, should also stop your mind returning to the set-back.
14. Work To Goals And Objective
The setting of goals and objectives for each stage of your business and by continually working each day to make progress, can keep you positive and motivated.
Here, it is important to work out the steps required and a detailed plan of action for each goal.
Then, as you work to your goals and, as you feel yourself making good progress, this will help to lift you and to keep you positive and motivated.
15. Have Big Passion
One great way to build your positivity and motivation is to do something that you are really passionate about and that you are really excited about.
Many of the most successful in business report that their huge passion has been one of the big drivers for their success.
When things get tough, a big passion can be one of the main things that can get you though.
16. Connect With Nature
One very good way to keep positive and motivated is to have regular breaks outside and in the environment and connecting with nature.
A walk or a run in the woods can be a good way to lift your spirits.
If you are having a tough day, such a break can clear the mind and can create some clarity of thought for you to carry on.
Please Contact Me, If You Have Any Comments Or Questions About This Blog Article. I Would Be Pleased To Help You.
Robert Viney Is An Award-Winning Business Coach
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