Lets face it, we all draw our motivation and inspiration from different places. We have a handful of primary reasons we want to succeed.

Some of us, like me, value time and freedom the most. I work for myself, so I can do what I want, when I want. Of course I have to keep myself on task and only I'm responsible for what gets done and what doesn't, but it gives me the liberty to do as I please with my time.

Some people are motivated by money, some by power, material items, family, friends, and tons of other reasons. No matter your desire, there's one commonality that can make or break you, and for most people, it's breaking you.

You absolutely cannot depend on other people for motivation. You have to be self-motivated, know what it takes to get things done, then have the mental power to put those items into action.

I'm a man of a million analogies; with that said: you have to refill your own gas tank. You are the owner of your vehicle, and that vehicle is your life. A stranger might do you a favor and refuel you on occasion when you're down on your luck, but if you're not capable of keeping your tank full on a regular basis, you're certain to end up stranded.

Motivation is self-serve. If you are motivated to reach a certain goal and you are driven to do whatever it takes to continue toward that goal, then nothing can stop you. On the other hand, if you're constantly waiting for someone else to light a fire under your ass, it's never going to happen for you.

You'll never wake up a millionaire. You can either be retired in 10 years from now or you'll be doing exactly what you're doing today, just 10 years older. It's your choice.

December 12, 2014

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