Self-motivation is crucial for maintaining and increasing our momentum, energy, and meaning in the change process.
“Motive” is defined as reason for a cause of action. Self-motivation causes a person to have motion, and is about deciding personal incentives for our aims, objectives, plans, goals, activities, projects, and actions.
Self-motivation or personal motivation has connection to performance, productivity, getting results in any endeavour.
Self-motivation assists an individual to identify opportunities whether relational, networking, job, and position, career or business opportunities. Clear personal vision and goals helps to enhance our self-motivation despite organisational, team, or national change or challenge.
A self-motivated person is constantly reviewing and updating his or her life and career goals, checking to assess progress, celebrating achievements, and developing action plans for improvements.
Some questions of note are:
(1) what motivates a person to pursue excellence at work or a specific task or project?
(2) What prevents a person from pursuing excellence at work or on a specific task or project?
(3) What motivates a person who has positive outlook about change?
(4) What de-motivates a person from learning and improving his or her knowledge or skills?
(5) What motivates a person to learn and improve his or her knowledge or skills? And so on …