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Motivation

What is Motivation
An inferred process within an animal or an individual that causes that organism to move towards a goal

Abraham Maslows Hierarchy of needs

Self Actualization
Esteem needs Social Needs

Safety needs Physiological needs:

Physiological needs Safety needs

Hunger, thirst etc.,


To feel secure & safe, out of danger Affiliate with others, be accepted & belong

Belongingness & love needs


Esteem needs

Self-actualization needs

To achieve, be component, gain approval and belong Self fulfillment & realize ones potential

If we fulfill our needs at one level, then we can focus on

satisfying the need on the


next higher level

Self actualized characteristics


Perceive reality accurately Tolerate uncertainty Accept oneself without guilt or anxiety Solve problems effectively Possess a strong social awareness Develop meaningful interpersonal relationships Relatively independent of environment & culture

Self motivation
Do it now Break up the task into small steps

Dont wait for mood or inspiration


Start action

Solutions will follow if you try

Motivational strategies

Find new skills Develop & train them Get feedback on their performance Expand their ability to work Rotate their work

Motivational techniques
Leads them
Real examples are quicker than advice Way to influencing people

Appeal to benefits
Can motivate Mutual benefits to both of you

Appeal to emotions
People act quickly to emotions Positive manner Sustained by repeated inputs

Appeal to needs & wants


basic needs satisfaction Creative expression, recognition & challenges & love

Appeal to expertise
Abilities enhance his self-worth Put best effort to seek approval

How to achieve success


Responsibility not blaming anything Hard work ready to work in any time Character values, beliefs & personality of you Right time- ready to do at right time

Persistence- failing also a step to success


Creativity excellence of his effort Commitment winning edge Learning - life long process Planning - exact

Goal-Setting
Goals are desired result, purpose, or objective that one strives to attain Goals are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant/Realistic Time-Oriented Tangible

Types of Goals
Short-term A goal that can be achieved in a relative short period of time Ex: To complete the course Long-term A goal that takes a long period of time to achieve Ex: Great success in career

Goal setting and analysis


Identify the goal List all your dreams Prepare a goal statement Read one hour per day Check your goals harms the interest of anybody Goal is personal, positive, practical, flexiable, time bound and measurable Identify anybody has already achieved success Focus on your most successful moments in life Identify the internal and external obstacles in achieving each goal

Cont

Focus on your most successful moments in life Identify the qualities and behaviour required to reach each goal Identify the resources, people, materials and institutions help you in achieving goal Prepare a step plan to reach goal Start implementing the plan of action Review the progress Analyse the reasons Start behaving and acting as if you have already achieved your goals

Steps to achieving your goals


Your self in OK state Really tapping into what really you want Goal does not depend anyone to achieve it Stand in accomplishment - step into time If anything would make this more make it now Think the significant people in your life Realisation of this goal to a higher goal Imagine yourself having achieved the goal Imagine what you want it to be Willing to commit & to do. Now do it