How To Motivate Yourself To Thriven In Your Career

While there are a lot of tips and advice on how you as a manager should motivate your team members, but not a lot of a number of people discuss on how managers should work on their self-motivation.

You might be great at giving assignments or tasks to your reportees but how should you stay on top of your own responsibilities and at the same time ensure that you don’t fall behind.

How should you push yourself to learn more and thrive in your career?

So here are the 3 ways you can implement and better yourself with a little tinge of self-motivation.

1) Love the work that you do

There are a lot of things that can help you a lot to motivate yourself and work more efficiently but you are loving the work that you do, the self-motivation part kicks in naturally.

One thing that you can also do is work in the field that you love, indulge with the team you like or else you can simply love the work that you do at your workplace or maybe other things that are at a personal level.

2) Set Important Goals

You are likelier to have regular meetings with the members of your team and set goals or deadlines in order for the workflow to be effective but there is a high possibility that you might not be doing the same for yourself.

By setting significant objectives, what you can do is stay organized with your work all the time and be on track which will help you stay motivated.

The type of goals you set for yourself is what defines your career and by type, I mean daily goals, weekly goals or yearly goals. You can set your goals accordingly and stay on track.

The best thing you can do make a list of all the goals which you want to achieve and categorize it.

3) Reward Yourself

It is so obvious that we humans tend to perform much more efficiently whenever we are complimented. It’s the same way at your workplace.

You would probably have noticed how much more efficiently your reportees work after they are recognized for their good performance.

In the same way, you should compliment yourself on the task which you did amazingly well. You should find ways to compliment yourself by maybe taking a small vacation or celebrate on Friday night.

What this will do is give you a reason to perform well all the time thereby keeping your career on track.


Author Bio

Hi, I am Vikrant Rai, A Digital Marketer who currently works with Aasaanjobs, an India based Job portal. A writer by day and a reader at night, and will be quite fascinated with a good fiction book. Also a freelance blogger.