... The words of the beloved R’n’B hip hop artist, 'Aaliyah' Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001), who in her Grammy nominated single, “Try Again,” inspired youth to maintain motivation in their lives even in the most disappointing moments.
Music inspires some, but what else may give us the fire in the belly, the gas in the engine and the drive to try our best? Is there an answer that applies to all human beings? Can there be a universal set of principles that apply to us all?
Intrinsic motivation is a manager’s dream come true, but it doesn’t have to be limited to the confines of the workplace. Motivation can be used in all aspects of your life from maintaining healthy relationships with loved ones to making your deepest dreams come true.
The truth is there are many ideas of what motivation is and how it can be achieved. Motivation is a cross-cutting field of study involving researchers from diverse backgrounds. Moving forward to an enriched understanding of motivation truly depends on exchanging research finding and results from all angles. In the latest international conference on motivation speakers from all over the world combined efforts to produce the latest understanding of motivation.
Tomorrow evening, you will get the opportunity to engage in a discussion about the latest motivational research with expert Suzanne Hidi who addressed motivation from a neurological and psychological point of view. At the workshop, she will provide you with a clear summary of the bMRI Symposium on Motivation 2011 and her own involvement in advancing motivational research.
The workshop can be used as a tool to help you motivate yourself, so you can feel energized to achieve what you want in life.
Here are some workshop details:
You Can Do it! Build and Maintain Motivation in Your Life
Wednesday January 25, 2012 at 7 p.m.
3rd Floor Room B, Barbara Frum Library
Parking details can be found here
To further your own self-discovery, here are some recommended titles on motivation from different points of view:
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"That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well."