The Key to Motivation

Motivation is a big word with huge importance in achieving personal success. I define motivation as “the burning desire to achieve a specific goal in return for the reward that doing so will bring.”

The most important part of motivation is the potential of the reward. Everything that we do has a reward associated with it. When we eat, we are rewarded with feelings of fullness and the benefits of the nutrients with which we fill our bodies in addition to satisfying our taste buds while doing so. When we sleep, we are rewarded with the feelings of being refreshed and having renewed energy. Many things come to us so naturally that we do not recognize that our actions are constantly rewarded. Perhaps this is why we do not always think of the reward when thinking of motivation. Continue reading The Key to Motivation