It’s normal to have the thoughts of wanting to just get things done, and to finally feel accomplished by tasks you keep saying you will do, yet still have zero motivation to do said things.
Trying to stay inspired can be easier said than done. You may simply just have too much to do and are overwhelming yourself to the point of exhaustion. Or things may just not be going as planned.
If you are reading this, then you are on the right track. Getting inspired and staying motivated isn’t an impossible task and there are just a few simple ways to keep you right on track.
Don’t pick up your phone right away - write top 3 tasks for the day
Picking up your phone as soon as you open your eyes can cause for a lot of wasted time and energy. How many times have you said you’ll just check emails or texts but end up getting lost watching 2 hours of funny animal videos and reading the latest gossip? It happens to the best of us, but it is definitely a good way to waste precious time and keep you from getting important tasks completed.
Establish your top 3 main tasks for the day and get started.
Have you heard of the 40/20 rule?
Plan your tasks by their importance so you are able to get done the urgent tasks with good time left in the day, and then continue on. Make sure as you are working on your tasks for 40 minutes. Once your forty minutes are up, give yourself a 20 minute break to recoup and refocus on the task at hand.
Self-evaluate your day
It doesn’t seem like an important task but you should definitely be squeezing in some time to reflect on how your day went. You should recognize what does work and what does not work. This way you’re able to continue using your time wisely and really knock out the task you have to get done. When you start finding what works for you, you’ll really start to see progress in the things you are getting done.
Ultimately, you’ll begin to feel more inspired and motivated when you see you can really get things done. Lastly…
Always grow and develop
Continuing to learn more will help you hone in on your skills and grow on your personal brand. Network, read, have brainstorming session with people in the field you are working can make all the difference. The biggest thing to remember is to share knowledge and always keep learning. That is what will keep you inspired and your inspiration will keep you motivated and on track.