Motivation: The Driving Force in Productivity and Success


Many people believe that they are the masters of their own destiny, but is it true? Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn quoted this book “The Seven Levels Of Communication”. To succeed, self-motivation has to be present and a habit created to keep the motivation active. If you think that you are a loser, then there will not be enough motivation for anything because everything feels like too much work.

What is Self-motivated Activity?

What is Self-motivated Activity

A self-motivated activity is an action that you do on your own, without being told to. It’s something that will make the person feel like they accomplished something. Whenever someone does a self-motivated activity there’s always a sense of accomplishment afterward and it makes them more motivated for future activities because they know their potential.

How important is self-motivation?

The importance of self-motivation cannot be understated. If you believe that you can do anything, then it will not matter what anyone else says to make you feel bad about yourself or your actions. The most important thing is believe in oneself and also feeling good when doing something well. It’s difficult for someone who believes they are a loser and feels like they cannot achieve their goals to get out of the self-sabotaging rut because there is too much negativity going on inside the person’s head.

If one were to analyze those successful people from history such as Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks – all these great men had some form of self-motivation which helped them overcome challenges while many others failed.

A few effective ways to create self-motivation

There are many ways to create self-motivation. When you have self-motivation, your life will be much easier and happier.

Show yourself appreciation

Acknowledge the good things that happen to you every day. Do not underestimate all of the small successes in your life because they are what motivates us the most. You should also give some recognition to people who help you along the way too!

Believe in yourself

If we do not believe that we can achieve something then why bother trying? Believing is a key part of being motivated so we must find ways to keep ourselves confident during our struggles. Remembering how strong you were when past obstacles seemed impossible might inspire others to try again as well if they

Reading self-motivation books

One of the best ways to self-motivate is by reading motivational books. They give you a variety of ideas and stories that create inspiration and motivation for different people. Some might need some new insight into their current situation while others may be feeling overwhelmed with life’s challenges. Books provide personal examples from many sources so there will never be a shortage in what one can read when it comes to finding something motivating or helpful.

Taking time for yourself

It sounds counterproductive but sometimes we must take time off work to accomplish other things like exercise, enjoying our hobbies, spending quality time with family members etcetera; this way we will have more energy during work hours which leads us back into being productive!


Self-motivation is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal to get things done. It’s not uncommon for people who are self-starters or have a strong drive, to be more successful than those without it. The good news about motivation is that you can find and develop yours at any time! You just need some knowledge on how this process works so you can start taking action towards achieving success today!