Lack of motivation is the death knell on many a project. That is why it’s so important to stay motivated long after your initial enthusiasm for the project has disappeared. It sounds daunting, but it’s not as hard as it seems. Sometimes staying motivated is as easy as setting up a strategy to keep yourself on track.

What can you do?

1. Define your goal.

Picture it down to the last detail. Having a clear picture of your destination makes it more likely that you will achieve your goals.

2. List all the reasons why you’ve made this goal in the first place.

That becomes your primary motivation, so you’re going to want to write this list down, and then revisit it as you proceed.

3. Break the goal into pieces.

Then find a reward for each piece. While this seems like common sense, it’s easy to forget the rewards – especially if you think of those small goals as being negligible. But it’s those little celebrations that will keep your motivation up as you … READ MORE