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Mastering Self-Motivation by Michael J. Provitera

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CHAPTER 2

Motivation and You!

The world needs dreamers, and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.

—Sarah Ban Breathnach

How do you define motivation?

You may be accomplishing things that you would like to achieve, but how you go about motivating yourself is what matters most?

Do any two people have the same fingerprint? No! What truly matters most is how you use motivation as you prepare yourself for personal excellence.

Victor H. Vroom of the Yale School of Management found that the term “motivation” has been used in almost as many different ways as the term “work.” He reserves the term “motivation” to identify a process that governs the choices that people make among alternative forms of voluntary activity. ...

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