Performance Motivation

Growth and Performance

What drives performance motivation? Is it extrinsic or intrinsic factors? Could it be the quotes below tell the full story or part of it? Let explore more.

Cultivating Motivation for Performance

“….by cultivating their powers they may acquire ability to do the very best of service. They will find themselves in demand anywhere and everywhere. They will be appreciated for all that they are worth.” E.G.White, Mind Character and Personality

” The cultivation of the intellect need not be prevented by poverty or humble origins or unfavorable surroundings…..A resolute purpose, persistent industry and careful economy of time will enable man to acquire knowledge and mental discipline which will qualify them for almost any position of influence and usefulness.” E.G.White, Mind Character and Personality 

“There is no excuse for bungling at work of any character. When one is at work and work is never done, it is because mind and heart are not put into the labor. The one who is slow and who works at a disadvantage should realize that these are faults to be corrected. He needs to exercise his mind in planning how to use the time so as to secure the best results. By tact and method, same will be accomplished as much in five hours as others do in ten.” E.G.White, Mind Character and Personality 

Motivation for Success

“The key to success is to focus on goals and not on obstacles.”

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

Mark Twain

Success through Perseverance

I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. 26 times I have been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

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