Mediocrity…

“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”

Andrew Carnegie

It is easy to motivate yourself to do the fun things, those activities that are rewarding and enjoyable. But do you have the internal drive to do those things that need to be done when you don’t want to do them? That is where the need for motivation comes in. If you can’t push yourself to do the effort that matters, when it isn’t necessarily enjoyable, you will never be all that you are capable of becoming.

So what drives you? What gets you out of bed in the morning with energy and vigor ready to do the hard work necessary to achieve your goals? If you can’t answer this question immediately then I highly recommend that you spend time figuring this out. Because if you don’t, then life will be mediocre…

I can think of nothing worse than to know that you have achieved less than you were capable of simply because you didn’t have the discipline and motivation to do the work.

Don’t be mediocre!

“Mediocre people don’t like high-achievers and high-achievers don’t like mediocre people.”

Nick Saban

Why be mediocre? If you are doing something, anything at all, and mediocre is all that you can give it, then stop. Quit wasting your time and your life and find something that you love and become a high-achiever in that area or field. Everyone can find something they love enough to be a high-achiever. You owe it to yourself, and those around you, to be a high-achiever. Otherwise you will never be around people that you like…

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