Part 1 Part 2
In part 1 of this work motivation article we covered two important mind shifts you must make if you want more energy and drive around your work. I also shared the first resource, out of the 11 (+1video) more work energy tools, the: Perfect Work Mantra - a glorious statement about what 'feeling good' in your work feels like and looks like.
Now, here are ten more resources for you:
Many people are not finding or feeling the kind of work motivation and inspiration described in the Perfect Work Mantra. Why? Not because it's not possible, but because they've never started or have stopped looking, listening, clarifying and reflecting upon their own intrinsic motivations, goals, interests and preferences.
Use this My Perfect, Acceptable and Unacceptable Work Lists-Worksheet (PDF Worksheet. Opens a new window) as a guide for developing a clear picture about what's perfect, acceptable and not acceptable for you in your career.
This is an important step in the process of finding perfect-feeling work. As you clarify what's important to you by writing down all the little parts and pieces, a clearer vision of the next steps you will take, will emerge.
I developed my own Perfect Work worksheet years ago. I carried it around with me for a long time. Every time I saw something I wanted or did not want in my work, I added it to my worksheet. Before long all the little pieces melded together into my career as a consultant. It seems obvious to me today, but when I was searching, what to do next seemed hazy and far away.
The Universe is answering all the questions and prayers you're asking for - but you must be paying attention to see & follow the answers. This worksheet helps you stay focused.
Use this worksheet for more work motivation and to 'catch' all of the Perfect Career Answers coming to you...
Great leaders (and very happy people) continually focus on & build their motivation and self esteem by naming, claiming and fully using their interpersonal and professional strengths.
If you are intent in finding motivation and keeping it, this tool will help you understand what types of environments motivate you, what stresses you out, how you bring value to organizations and so much more.
At least go use the free resources I've provided here to get a better idea of the perfect you and your perfect work.
To find more work motivation you must specifically know what types of work activities and environments energize you, AND which will stress you out. This tool, the Workplace Motivators assessment, reveals your top two energizers and will guide you in making choices every day so that you can get more work motivation and energy.
Journal-ing- capturing and reflecting upon your present and future work visions - is powerful and is something that has really helped me move toward a career that matches the Perfect Work Mantra.
Sometimes the key to getting more motivation, energy and drive around your work comes from strengthening and advancing your skills.
I tested this online coaching tool, Pro Star Coach and personally know the creators of it. The leadership assessments, the personal and professional development videos, worksheets and the ability to get online coaching support is powerful.
Career guidance, interviewing preparation and resume help is now available with veteran "headhunter’ turned Career Coach Howard Cattie, Jr.
The winning techniques Howard gives you has been refined for over 30
years and include insider secrets that have been used to train both
professional recruiters and thousands of candidates.
These programs combine individual coaching with a complete video package. Whether you’re new to the job search game or a seasoned veteran, each program will help you compete for the best jobs in today’s market and help you get the job you want.
In this complimentary (fr-ee) online (audio & workbook) interview I interview a Career Transition Expert. She offers insights to help you approach your career change in a more effective, life-giving way.
I've decided to make this mini-workshop available for free to all WUE readers. There is no cost to get the interview transcript, MP3 audio and fast action worksheets of my sixty-minute interview, go to the overview and download page now for Secrets to Successful Career Transition
If your perfect work involves starting your own business - be sure to check out this solid resource for online marketing: SBI. It's changed my entire business model and life!
This company provides all the tools, insight, support and insight needed to create a thriving online business and marketing. They provide this awesome complimentary book to help Service Providers understand how to use the internet to grow their business.
I found SBI early 2009. It is the best example of over-delivering I have ever experienced. This work motivation resource is one of my favorite resources as a service provider and small business. I write about how I found the SBI resource and talk about how its founder demonstrates good leadership skills, here.
In this article WUE readers share the best career advice they have ever received. I also share what is the most empowering career advice you can ever give another, plus additional tools and resources.
Don't miss the most empowering advice you can ever give someone and know for yourself: The Best Business and Career Education Advice...
This video includes actionable steps for taking charge of what you focus on and how you think. The content is being expressed by my favorite teachers, Abraham, from Abraham-Hicks Publication.
They inspire me everyday.
(Video is 3 minutes, 9 seconds long).
As the quote below reminds us, putting the time and focus to get stronger here is worth the effort:
Get the Job You Want: The Career Guidance, Resume & Interviewing Preparation Help You've Been Looking For...
Articles, Complimentary Coaching and More, Here.