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Old 07-29-2008, 12:58 PM
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how do you guys stay motivated?

just wondering what keeps all you webmasters going and what makes you tick? at times it can be sorta discouraging lol
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:56 PM
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Of course, not all days are good. But just think that tomorrow will be a new day and you can always do something good out of it.
 
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I usually get motivated by reading (usually fake) success stories people post on these forums and blogs lol!

The few that have real stories really get me thinking: "Why not me?"
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It can be difficult to sustain motivation over a long period of time. Sometimes, I find myself in a rut where I realize I've more or less locked myself into a routine that isn't getting me where I need to go. At those times, I try to step back and see what changes I can make. Failing that, I do something I don't normally do - go to the library, do an errand, take a walk, something to break the routine. Occasionally, it is enough to push me into making more substantial changes.
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Old 07-29-2008, 03:41 PM
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I read obituaries. It reminds me to get my act together before its too late. Some are quite inspirational.
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glad to know i'm not the only one who goes through the roller coaster so to speak. one day we'll all be domain/webmaster millionaires! that's what keeps me going, but then my dark side tells me i'm crazy and it'll never happen.
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Old 07-29-2008, 08:31 PM
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It can be difficult to sustain motivation over a long period of time. Sometimes, I find myself in a rut where I realize I've more or less locked myself into a routine that isn't getting me where I need to go. At those times, I try to step back and see what changes I can make. Failing that, I do something I don't normally do - go to the library, do an errand, take a walk, something to break the routine. Occasionally, it is enough to push me into making more substantial changes.
Your response reminded me of one of my favorite quotes ...

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Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein
 
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:27 PM
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this was taught to us way back in my High School Years..
every morning, say "I love myself" ten times infront of the mirror...

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sometimes feel tired .I will go out for a big meal
 
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Old 07-29-2008, 11:37 PM
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You must be willing to learn something new!
 
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Keep remind work on it and there is always a new day on tomorrow..
 
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well sometimes I just find myself working, just work.. with out any reason, wake up, prepare yourself to go to work, then work, just work... I don't even think that I have any other motivation other than to work to earn a living...
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to earn in order to live and i need to help my family too, some reasons that's motivates me to continue with what i do....
 
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The better life that I promise to give to my family.

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The better life that I promise to give to my family.
Greatest motivation had ever read..good good good
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just wondering what keeps all you webmasters going and what makes you tick? at times it can be sorta discouraging lol
Most of my websites are centered around things that I enjoy. That helps me stay motivated quite a bit.
 
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My daughter keeps me motivated.
 
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Money is a great motivator - especially a lack of money or just the need or desire to make more. You should also enjoy what you do, as this makes it much easier to motivate yourself to work hard.
 
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