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Mastering Self-Motivation by Michael J. Provitera

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CHAPTER 1

Developing a Motivational Mind-Set

Control your own destiny or someone else will.

—Jack Welch

You’re always motivated, but the direction of your motivation can shift from moment to moment, so you need to find your true north. Have you ever decided to do something, but your gut feeling was to change direction? That’s how your internal motivation shifts your thoughts and behavior. Mastering self-motivation is an important concept. Make any necessary changes now; then you can start developing personal excellence.

Every morning you wake up and do things a certain way. You behave similarly each day because the regimen works for you. It doesn’t take much thought to shower, dress, drink a cup or two of coffee, and get on with your day. On ...

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