Suppose you often fail to reach your targets, though you begin your project enthusiastically. If this happens often, it is time for you to check your intrinsic motivational levels. An internally-motivated person shows a lot of positive attitude towards his goals. He often finds ways to rejuvenate and keep himself on track in the face of adversity. This is how he makes himself a winner. However, motivation can fade away at a single instance of adversity. But it will no longer do so when you make it a habit. You need to make building self-motivation a habit rather than a “once-a-while” activity.
For success in this, follow the steps suggested here:
This is where many of us fail. We tend to start straightaway by giving more than our 100 percent to get results. This will, more often than not, drain on our energies. Worse, if we do not get the expected results, we lose interest and give up.
So, it is better for you to start the plan gradually. You work on it in small but equally distributed time slots. In between, do something which you truly enjoy, such as your favorite pastime. This can help you avoid miserable burnouts.
Maintain Associations of Pain or Pleasure
This is an effective technique in that it alerts you to the miserable consequences of your inaction. Supposing you procrastinate over your tasks, you can visualize having to do everything at the last minute or get a rap from your boss or partner. This is a pain association.
Now, visualize yourself receiving accolades when you finish the task on time to perfection. This is a pleasure association. These kinds of associations keep your desire to achieve something intense.
Develop Realistic and Achievable Goals
It is important to have realistic goals. This is because success breeds success and not the other way around. So, divide your long-term objective into short-term tasks. Now, divide short-term tasks into sub-tasks. Go about doing them.
Do a Variety of Things
Doing the same thing over a long time can make your life monotonous. So, do a variety of activities. However, ensure these activities are too distant from your objectives. You will develop a lot of confidence if you find several ways of achieving your goals.
Read Inspirational Stories
Get into the habit of reading about the life and achievements of great individuals. This will be a great source of inspiration for you. Listen to motivational speakers. You can overcome fatigue and keep yourself ready for the tasks ahead.
Motivation is not something which always comes from external sources. It should be cultivated through conscious and deliberate attempts for lasting and sustainable results. So, get motivated.
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As we know, every organization follows a set of rules and regulations. Employees need to be trained on those rules and regulations to have a basic knowledge of their standards toward the organization and customers. And, they have a clear understanding of what they can do and what they cannot. So, organizations may not be at risk when their employees know about their legal duties.
E-learning is a cost-effective and an easy way to train employees, when compared to the traditional methods of teaching. So, most of the organizationsare using eLearning to fulfill their training needs. The healthcare industry makes extensive use of the online training medium.
Training managers put a lot of effort while rolling out an eLearning project, as it involves many complex tasks.
As an eLearning professional, I often work with many training managers and admire their managerial skills. It involves a lot of work like training needs analysis, collecting content, dealing with Subject-matter Experts (SMEs) and developing the course for the stakeholders and learners.
Every organization needs to use their resources well to meet business goals and enhance productivity. As we know, the pharmaceutical sector is highly regulated and non-compliance to applicable laws and regulatory norms could be costly. So, you have to train your employees about rules, regulations, standards and recommended guidelines to avoid mistakes.
In my last blog, we have seen how E-learning, webinars and Mobile apps can be used to impart product training. In this blog, we will look at some more methods.
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“A major challenge we face today, therefore, is to create a desire in people to learn; and to foster and facilitate this desire throughout their lives.”
- Bryn Holmes(Author, eLearning Concepts and Practice, 2006)
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On the other hand, if your sales employees are not rightly trained on your products, they will not deliver the right message to your potential prospects making it a competitor’s gain.
We all have a child in ourselves, energetic, fun loving and having zeal to explore and win games. In this state, we learn the best because our emotional state is very positive and retention of learning will be at the peak.
How do we bring out the kid in ourselves, while learning a new skill or acquiring knowledge?
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