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Chapter 3 Motivation What motivates you to do the very best you can and to be all that you can be?
Colin Powell What was his first job? Coca-Cola What did Bill Gates say that flipping burgers meant to his parents generation? Opportunity
Motivation Formula V x E = M Value Expectation Motivation
V = Value Benefits you will obtain from seeking and obtaining a college degree. The greater the personal benefits and outcomes are to you, the more motivated you will be. The greater your motivation the more time, effort, money, and sacrifice you are willing to give. Rate V 0 – 10 from lowest to highest
E= Expectation How likely do you think you are to earn a degree with minimal effort? Weight your abilities against the difficulty of the classes you must take to attain your degree. Rate E 0 – 10 from low expectation to high
M = Motivation Multiply V x E Remember this is out of 100 possible points If your score is low, you may join the high percentage of those who sadly drop out If your score is average, depending on the choices you make, you have a 50-50 chance of graduating. If your score is high then you realized you will have to value your education and consequently make wise choices. Wise choices are your expectations of your self. Surges up from commitment to a passionately held purpose.
VALUE College Outcomes Earning potential ( 1.2 to 2.1) 6 out of 10 jobs require some post secondary training Jobs requiring advanced skills will grow twice as fast as those with only basic skills Higher savings levels Improved working conditions Increased personal and professional mobility Improved health and life expectancy Improved quality of life for offspring Better consumer decisions Increased personal status More open minded and cultured Pass on to others and to children More rational and consistent Personal satisfaction and accomplishment Pride and self esteem for hard work Value of college experiences Maximize positive experiences and minimize negative ones Must have a balanced pie of life Balanced pie is the pursuit of college, not fraternity or sports, etc… Have fun while staying on course-These are choices Get to know some of your professors Friedrich Nietzsche, “He who has a why to live for can endure almost any how”- -- It will be hard to stop you when you have personal value in your outcomes and experiences during the journey.
Life Plan What does the ideal or perfect life dream look like to you? Should include goals
Roles and Goals Roles What do you devote the most time to? A good pie is to have 4 or 7- More than 7 to thin and fewer than 4 may want to become more involved Goals What do you hope to accomplish?
How to set a goal DAPPS Date Achieve Personal Positive Specific
Date Motivating goals need a specific date or deadline Short term goals (STG) are usually just a few months long Long term goals (LTG) one to five years or more If you run over the set amount of time, just reevaluate and try to learn from it. Next time try it a different way to create your new plan. As your deadline draws near you will feel positive energy to help you finish or complete
Achievable Is achieving this goal at least 50 % believable to me? If so, then go for it
Personal Be sure your goals are your own and not someone else's dreams for you Trust that you know better than anyone else what is best for you
Positive Focus on where you want to go and not where you may wind up On course means that you use creator language and change the negative into a positive
Specific Must be specific and measurable Write a goal for each of your classes this summer and be specific?
Dreams Our Inner fire Offer purpose and choice Dreams take over our lives, inspire other people, and take on a life of their own What down your dreams?
Life Plan A map Work from the end to the beginning (backwards) Goals are stepping stones that bring you closer to your dream(s)
Commitment An unbending intention A single mindedness of purpose that promises to overcome all obstacles regardless of how you may feel at any particular moment Motivation surges from commitment to a passionately held purpose Visualize the goal and what you want the end result to be The visualization technique will keep you OnCourse
How to visualize “RUUF” R= Relax Use present tense= I am 20 pounds lighter Use all 5 senses= What do I see, hear, smell, taste, and touch to get that 20 lbs., off? Feel the feelings/emotions= I know that I am going to be hungry and have to give up sugar. Positive self talk along with visualization limits the “stinkin thinkin” associated with goals and commitments that may be difficult for you Coach Krist Keeping your commitment sets the standard for you to be successful with your future commitments. You know that when you make a promise to yourself you will keep it.
Self Motivation at work Richard Bolles- Figure out what kind of job would make you happiest because the kind that would make you happiest is also the one where you will do your best and most effective work. Also when choosing an employer you should consider how their purpose(s) and value(s) align with yours. Ask them to explain their mission statement to you and how they have personally applied it in the past. The art of visualization, self-motivation, and goal setting that you used to get through college will apply in your professional and personal life evermore.
Personal Affirmation Your thoughts control or limit you (Inner Critic or Guide) Your thoughts propel you forward ( Inner Guide) You are what you think you are-self esteem
Living your affirmation Repeat your affirmation Remember-say it out loud Visualize Dispute your Inner Critic I already possess the qualities that I want Get rid of stinkin thinkin Align your words and deeds When you come to the fork in the road choose what you affirm yourself to be
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