20 Super Easy Tips to Motivate Others

November 18, 2015 at 3:54 pm

It doesn’t take a lot of effort to inspire others. But with every effort you make energy and momentum follow. Here are some super simple tips that anyone can do and they don’t cost a penny.

“Motivation” is here!

  1. Smile often.
  2. Tell a good joke.
  3. Share a personal motivational story.
  4. Watch a clip of Les Brown.
  5. Have a clear plan that everyone understands.
  6. Set clear milestones for goals.
  7. Have a motivational team song.
  8. Keep a list of motivational quotes on your desk.
  9. Celebrate–just because it feels good.
  10. Be specific and tell others what they are doing that is working well
  11. If you don’t feel happy… act happy anyways! (Fake it ‘til you make it)
  12. Have a standard open-ended question you ask yourself daily. An example would be: “What can I be grateful for today?”
  13. Re-evaluate your goals.
  14. Know what your successes are.
  15. Play the cash flow game (if you have never played, contact me–it’s fun!)
  16. Give a pep talk to someone who needs it.
  17. Stop being a perfectionist and start appreciating the gifts that make you stronger.
  18. Watch some inspiring TED Talks. ( Love this one… just happens to be the #2 most watched TedTalk)
  19. Visualize you and your team succeeding.
  20. Make plans for what you will do when you succeed at your goal.