What motivates you?

I’m interested in motivation. It has always been an interest of mine.

My intrigue started because I would find myself in a constant struggle, back and forth, between motivated and unmotivated in various areas. I wanted to make the best grades. Then I wouldn’t care about my grades. I wanted to be class president. Then I would choose not to get in the race. I wanted to date this girl. Then I would decide not to ask her out.

Get my drift.

Over the years my interest in motivation changed. Now I am not only interested in my own motivation, but I am also interested in how to best help motivate others. As a leader, I find myself in a constant struggle with doing well with motivation.

I’ve learned a few things. Motivating isn’t just informing. It isn’t just ‘telling’ people about something. And it certainly isn’t just asking someone to do something.

Its all of those things. And its more.

So, what motivates you? What grabs your attention and won’t let go until you get involved and make something happen?

Can you give me any insight?