Motivational Tips A to Z Ending With Success!

by Howard Grant Platt 3rd on December 8, 2010 · 16 comments

in Motivation and Ambition

What is truly motivational in your life? Does life itself motivate you? Do you need an extra push every now and again?

Motivation is the key to all success and the following motivational tips will help to kick-start your personal motivation to achieve greater heights in life.

There are many factors in life that determine the amount of motivation we have at any given time.

MotivationalPain can be a motivator just as well as pleasure. We all have dreams, hopes, and aspirations but it is only those that have strong motivational skills that will carry on after their goals with passion and desire.

The degree to which we desire to have something or some situation is another motivator. Desire and determination have the ability to spark our motivation into a particular path.

Ultimately it is what is inside us all that determines our level of motivation in life.

Are you lacking that motivational drive to succeed?

Is it hard for you to even get out of bed at times?

Well, you have the personal power to change all that but it all has to start with your desire to build your motivational skills.

You see, we are all motivated a little bit or a lot, even if you do nothing that still takes motivation.

Well I have something that can help you out but you have to agree to do more than just read what I have to say, you have to promise me and more importantly yourself that you are going to take motivated ACTION!!

If you follow these tips you can build the motivational skills that are needed to reach your full potential in life. Let’s get motivated!

To Follow Are My A – Z Motivational Tips – Get Started!

Motivational Tip #1 – Avoid negative people, things, and places. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Consume yourself with the motivation to achieve tremendous results from everything you attempt.

  • A – Achieve your dreams.

Motivational Tip #2 – Belief – Motivation comes from within, if you trust in your abilities you will come out on top.

  • B – Believe in your self, and in what you can do.

Motivation comes from determination. To be able to understand life, you should feel the sun from both sides. Never say never, there is a way of accomplishing anything if you keep an open mind and never give up.

Motivational Tip #3 – Don’t always accept things as they are, look to improve upon every situation.

  • C – Consider things on every angle and aspect.

Motivational Tip #4 – Keep pushing forward even and especially during the tough times. Thomas Edison failed once, twice, more than thrice before he came up with his invention and perfected the incandescent light bulb. Make motivation as your steering wheel. The only way you lose for sure is when you quit.

  • D – Don’t give up and don’t give in.

Dance as if nobody’s watching. Love as if you never cried. Learn as if you’ll live forever. Motivation takes place when people are happy. Maintain a positive attitude under any circumstance. Fill your mind with positive thoughts and the whole world will be your playground.

  • E – Enjoy. Work as if you don’t need money.

Keep your family and friends close to your heart don’t ever lose sight of them. So often we look past our greatest treasures, remain motivated to always seek the treasures in your family bonds.

  • F – Family and Friends – are life’s greatest ‘F’ treasures.

Motivational strategy for success, give everything your best effort, and then some.

  • G – Give more than what is enough.

Where do motivation and self-improvement take place? At work? At home? At school? When you exert extra effort in doing things. Try to give more than what is asked of you, this shows true self-motivation.

  • H – Hang on to your dreams.

They may dangle in there for a moment, but these little stars will be your driving force. Dreams keep us motivated to go after the things that excite us in life. Holding onto your dreams shows strength in your character of always maintaining positive expectations.

  • I – Ignore those who try to destroy you.

Don’t let other people get the best of you. Stay away from toxic people – the kind of friends who hates to hear about your success. Surround yourself with positive people and you will all keep each other motivated to seek out the positives in life.

  • J – Just be yourself.

To just to be yourself is the motivational strategy for success. And the key to failure is to try to please everyone, you cannot be all things to all people but you can be the best “you” possible. Believe in your strengths and live by your positive terms.

  • K – keep trying no matter how hard life may seem.

When a person is motivated, eventually he sees a harsh life finally clearing out, paving the way to self-improvement. Motivation keeps you striving for the best, hang onto the values brought on through positive thinking.

  • L – Learn to love yourself.

Now isn’t that easy? You cannot give love to others unless you love yourself. Learn how to motivate yourself into working on your own personal development. You will never grow as a person until you learn to take responsibility for your own self-improvement.

  • M – Make things happen.

Motivation is when your dreams are put into work clothes. Motivation is one of the strongest characteristics you can have. When you live your life filled with motivation you become a person who really gets things done.

Let’s Take A Motivational Break Now That We Have Made It To The Half-Way Mark!

Now you have to ask yourself; is stopping half-way through any projects you have taken on something you find yourself doing often?

This tends to be the breaking point for many, they set out to complete a task but at the first sign of trouble they give up because their motivational skills are weak. Is this what happens to you?

It is up to you to not allow your dreams to slip away. You must do whatever it takes to keep yourself motivated to complete the task at hand.

The next time you are working towards a goal and you come across a bit of resistance remember to put your motivational skills to work.

It’s OK to stop and re-group at the half-way mark but that is all that you do, once you are sure you are still on the right path it’s time to get moving again. So let’s carry on with the remaining half of these motivational tips.

  • N – Never lie, cheat, or steal.

Always play a fair game. A person with good moral standing will go further in life than an unmotivated cheat. Never look for short-cuts to good things, this will lead to missed opportunities and challenging possibilities.

  • O – Open your eyes.

People should learn the horse attitude and horse sense. They see things in 2 ways – how they want things to be, and how they should be. Life is full of possibilities, keep the motivation to go after the wonders in the world.

  • P – Practice makes perfect.

The practice is about motivation. It lets us learn repertoire and ways on how can we recover from our mistakes. Maintaining the motivation to work hard towards the things you truly want out of life will bring you more rewards than sitting back and expecting things to happen.

  • Q – Quitters never win.

And winners never quit. So, choose your fate – are you going to be a quitter? Or a winner?

  • R – Ready yourself.

Motivation is also about preparation. We must hear the little voice within us telling us to get started before others will get on their feet and try to push us around.

Remember, it wasn’t raining when Noah build the ark. The boy scout motto is “Be Prepared” and this is a way of life we should all adapt to.

  • S – Stop procrastinating.

Nothing kills motivation more than procrastination. Choose to spend your time accomplishing positive things in your life.

  • T – Take control of your life.

Discipline or self-control jives synonymously with motivation. Both are key factors in self-improvement.

When you know what you want out of life and you are motivated to work towards the attainment of your dreams, you will accomplish more than the average person lacking motivation.

  • U – Understand others.

If you know very well how to talk, you should also learn how to listen. Yearn to understand first, and to be understood the second. Understanding another person’s problems in life and being motivated to offer help to others, builds your own character.

  • V – Visualize it.

Motivation without vision is like a boat on dry land. Your mind can bring you whatever you desire in life. Visualize success and success will be yours, visualize defeat or loss and failure will encompass your life. Maintain the motivation to visualize success and achievements.

  • W – Want it more than anything.

Dreaming means believing. And to believe is something that is rooted out from the roots of motivation and self-improvement. When you have strong wants this leads to the motivation to attain what you truly desire.

  • X – X-Factor is what will make you different from the others.

When you are motivated, you tend to put on “extras” on your life like extra time for family, extra help at work, extra care for friends, and so on. Set yourself apart from others, stand out in the crowd, hold your head up high with pride and conviction.

  • Y – You are unique.

No one in this world looks acts or talks like you. Value your life and existence, because you’re just going to spend it once. Use the fact that you are one of a kind to excel at everything you do in life. True motivation is for you and you alone, use it to move forward in life, show your uniqueness.

  • Z – Zero in on your dreams and go for it!!!

Never lose your motivation to go after your dreams because living your dreams means you are living your life.

The next move is yours! You have to decide whether or not you are going to take these motivational tips and put them to use to achieve a level of success that you can be proud of!

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Hi, my name is Howard Grant Platt 3rd, and creating this website Positive Thinking For Personal Development has become one of my greatest passions! At the age of 35, I was diagnosed with a rare and incurable medical disorder. As a result of my medical issues, I struggle with various disabilities, which challenge me every day of my life. Positive Thinking has given me the confidence and inner strength to persevere through the most challenging times. I try to use my story to inspire and help others to live up to their full potential. I know my calling in life is to serve others compassionately and to help those in need. Thank you for visiting my site. God Bless!

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Howard Platt 1 May 25, 2013

Thank you Jonas! I hope that it helps in some small way.

Take Care My Friend!

Jonas 2 December 28, 2012

Well,very interesting. i appreciate this article. thanks

Howard G. Platt 111 3 April 26, 2012

Hi Amanda,

First thank you for visiting my site I hope you found it to be helpful in some way. Concerning the image that is from the first version of my website which I began years ago however I rebuilt my entire site on a new platform about 2 years ago but the site has been in existence for much longer than that. I had to reduce the size of many of my images to improve the loading speed of my site but I still have the orignal images before I resized them. I have 300+ images on this site and I would say that about 90% of them are my originals and the remaining percentage I would have used from an open stock source.

Years before starting this site I created thousands of images in the personal development niche which I posted to the more popular free image exchange sites it was something I enjoyed doing and it kept me busy during my hospital stays. I don’t mind at all if my images are reposted from the image sites because that is why I created those in the first place but I have plenty of images I created specifically for this site and over the years a good majority of my images have been copied and reused despite my copyright notice.

This very article was my own creation from years ago but it has been copied and reproduced dozens of times since I first published it. I actually published a version of this article Motivational Tips A to Z well before I started Positive Thinking For Personal Development! If you searched the title Motivational Tips A to Z in Google you would find dozens of very similar variations of the article but only a handful of people will reference the original author. The search engines such as Google frown on duplicate content and in the past they would try to credit the original author but sadly that is not the case anymore. It’s actually a shame because Google has been under going some major changes over the past 12 months and this has hurt many legitimate site owners and content creators in the search rankings. Just 2 days ago they made what was probably one of the biggest updates to their search algorithm and it has resulted in some very poor search results in terms of relevancy. Okay I really got off-topic there, I apologize for getting carried away.

I appreciate and respect your efforts to see that the appropriate content creator is credited for their work. The image in question is my own creation however it has been a while and I can’t be 100% certain but I don’t think it is protected by my copyright as it resembles some of my first creations in its simplicity and those would have been the images that I posted to the free image sites before I started this site.

I Admire Your Integrity! I hope you visit often and if you ever have any questions I would be more than happy to help.

Take Care!

Amanda 4 April 25, 2012

hi, can you tell me where you got that motivation wheel? i would like to cite the appropriate author.
many thanks!

Howard G. Platt 111 5 April 19, 2012

Hi Lee,
Thank you for visiting and for the feedback, hopefully the motivational tips will give you the motivation to visit again and read some more articles : )

Lee Tillman 6 April 18, 2012

The information was very helpful:
I will do my best to put it to good use.
Thank you.

Riva Te 7 October 29, 2011

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Sunny 8 October 26, 2011

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Howard 10 September 9, 2011

You are more than welcome my friend! If that report interests you this new article I wrote last night might be of some help as well. You will find the post right here: The Power of The Mind
I wish you the best!

Tsoloane 11 September 9, 2011

Thank you for this manual of life, I’ll use it three times a day to stay focused. I take this as my lucky day to have come across this material. thank you

Nathanael Policar 12 September 8, 2011

Hiya Nathanael Policar here. Have you ever considered creating an ebook or guest authoring on other blogs? I have a blog based on the same ideas you discuss especially in your articles on motivation and ambition and would really like to have you share some stories/information. I know my subscribers would value your work. If you’re even remotely interested, feel free to send me an e-mail.

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Howard 15 September 5, 2011

Thank you Lali, I am glad you found them to be inspirational, I appreciate you visiting my website and I do hope you stop back often.


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