At EO’s Global Headquarters, we as staff have a passion for serving our members, and we help provide the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for which EO is renowned. What you might not know is that many of us are also entrepreneurs with business concepts of our own – from award-winning artists to digital media gurus, we truly love working for an organization that connects us with leading business owners around the world.
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“Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.”
— Roger Von Oech
By Kira M. Newman, tech.co
Motivation is elusive. Some days we’re pounding the keyboard, brainstorming ideas, and jabbering on the phone well past dinner; others, we look at the clock only to discover that lunch is still two hours and four minutes away. Especially during the holiday season, it’s hard to stay motivated.
We asked around 75 entrepreneurs how they get their motivation back. Here are some of the most popular techniques.
By John Verrico, featured on PR News
When developing strategic messaging, you need to analyze your target audiences. You must ask the following question: What would motivate them to take the desired action?
However, this isn’t always an easy question to answer. In fact, understanding motivation is the eternally elusive golden fleece of corporate executives, advertisers, political leaders, front-line supervisors, and parents of teenagers. How do you motivate people to work, buy, vote or clean up their room? If you try to generalize, you are doomed to fail.
By Andy Stefanovich, author of Look At More: A Proven Approach To Innovation, Growth, and Change
We have a tendency to think of inspiration as the proverbial lightning strike — one of those things that just happens, that you can’t engineer. But that’s a pretty limited characterization. There are actually three different ways that we get inspired: by delight, by design, and on demand. Let’s take a closer look.