Most of us are not motivated every hour of every day. Let’s face it, there are days and sometimes weeks, when your motivation gets misplaced along with your car keys. We have all had days we were inclined to lounge around like a cat rather than push our project forward or build our empire. While a lot of people might perceive me as pretty productive, there are times that I have to show up without the muse and suit up minus the motivation. If we only work when we feel like it, not much is going to get done. I have learned a lot about manufacturing motivation. I can tell you that successful writers and even Olympic athletes don’t always “feel” like doing the work, but what sets them apart from the rest of the world is not their consistent motivation, but rather their ability to do the work then they would rather being doing something else.
Here are some tools to keep you in action and out of the waiting place!