Rural Business Focus Podcast

How to be more motivated

How are your motivation levels? Do you find yourself sometimes more motivated than at other times? This episode explores this and more. 


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This week’s challenge

Think about your why. Why are you doing what you’re doing? This should help you to keep motivated. 


Timestamps for today’s episode

1:04 Ben introduces the show.

1:47 It is normal to not be motivated all of the time. 

2:05 Definition of motivation: the desire to act in service of a goal. 

2:58 Motivation is about finding your why. 

3:24 Why is it important to think about motivation?

4:54 intrinsic v extrinsic motivation.

6:30 How to improve your motivation – make sure your goal aligns with your values. 

7:34 Learning new things.

7:45 Progress takes time. 

8:16 Remember your why.

8:25 Find an accountability partner.

8:48 Do the simple things well – eating, sleeping, resting, exercise. 

9:04 Round up 


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