Many people envision an idea that seems inviting but then conclude that there are too many obstacles and therefore they cannot accomplish their vision or goal. Sound familiar? For example have you ever attended a event and the speaker comes to the questions and answer stage, you want to speak but you feel a little uncomfortable? I have been there many times in the past. What compels a person to answer despite their fears?
perhaps they had a pressing desire to share useful information
perhaps they had a pressing desire to make their presence known
perhaps they needed to seek clarity
they might want to assist the speaker, ect.
In other words they had a desire, passion or driving force that motivated them to overcome their obstacles and accomplish their goal.
You must have a passion to attain a goal
You must have a goal to grow motivation
I remember the days when my eyes were always stuck to my notes during workshop presentations. Those days were awful, my fears caused havoc. In my case I am physically challenged and I am dyslexic with an unruly memory in areas but my motivation is strong. Why? because I have a vision and a pressing desire to offer support. I want to share information; I want to share important relationship tips acquired as a relationship advisor over the years. I want to assist those who employ hopeless problem solving techniques to achieve happiness and build self-esteem.
My passion to offer support is unyielding because I see too many examples of couples and singleton falling into the trap of following the systems examples of how we should view and conduct our relationships and our lives. As a result, my passion to support personal development motivated me to surpass my challenges. For instance, to address my unruly memory I found a plan B, intense practice. I decided to constantly practice my material several weeks in advance. This afforded me the ability to memorize my theme allowing me to maintain that important eye contact with my audience and therefore improve the quality of my delivery.
You must be motivated to appreciate your skills and talents
You must be motivated to embrace personal progress
You must be motivated to seek good relationships
My ability to be where I am today and conquer constant obstacles is fuelled by self-confidence, motivation, driven by a vision, a deep passion and a goal. Undoubtedly you must have an unyielding passion in order to attain the motivation required to achieve goals because sometimes the road to success is rocky and carries a heavy load. If you want to be successful you must have goals, if you have goals they must feel intensely appealing; this will help you to create a vision. Once you have a vision you can make plans to physically materialize that vision. This will include having a thirst (passion), this will inspire you to build the drive (motivation) necessary to embrace a plan of action that will assist you to accomplish your goals. Yes indeed self-belief, a vision, passion and motivation are key players to achieve your goals in life. But! Be warned the responsibility lies with you to manage your thought process.
Copyright © All Rights Reserved ~ Zelda Gunzell 2012 (Alias Rare Diamond)
D’vontae Gunzell – Winner of the FLAVA FS contest held in North London England.