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Why You Should Ditch Motivation - Finding Nkem
As the Olympics and Lent get underway and as I enter a new stage in my freelancing goals, I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation and discipline. Olympians are the best in the world at what they do, and we know they all got there through hours and hours of practice, pushing through the pain and exercising even when they didn’t want to. Lent, like the New Year – the first few days are great. You’re excited to challenge yourself to give up something for God. But a few days in, you don’t understand why on Earth you gave that thing up…and won’t God just forgive you anyways? It’s hard to keep up the initial momentum. I’ve started working full time as a freelancer. I’m keeping an eye out for a job, but I’m also focusing on pursuing my own goals and building myself in this industry. But working as a freelancer means no one will be there to tell you to do this and that. You have to tell yourself what to do and hold yourself accountable to do just that. Waiting for motivation to strike before completing a task will result in very unhappy clients and an unsuccessful …