Five Reasons Why Trying Something New Will Change Your Life

allan karl

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I just finished a conversation with a good friend and fellow writer — a great writer, in fact. I quickly learned as we chatted that she was feeling empty, at a loss for creative ideas. “I’m just not motivated,” she admitted. “I don’t want to do anything,” she said, “let alone write.”

Taken back by our conversation, I remembered a similar chat just last week. Another friend, a stellar sales star for a high-performance tech firm, complained that while he was happy and his current customer list kept him busy and financially satisfied, he lacked the drive and desire to find new business. He’d even put off following up on qualified referrals and leads. “I’m just not motivated,” he revealed. “I think I’m getting lazy.”

The same words. “I’m just not motivated.”

Both of my friends are successful, serve as mentors, and are active in nonprofits and peer-group masterminds. Yet they both seek new ideas, motivation, and direction.

There are four reasons that this “not motivated” syndrome sets in. It’s easy to recognize, and easier to fix — get past.

Four Reasons Why People Lack or Lose Motivation

  1. They lack challenge. Work and their daily routine put them in a life of automation: doing the same things over and over. Lack of…

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allan karl

Insatiable passion for travel, culture, people, & food. Stay curious…Bestselling Author…Keynote Speaker…Photographer… Around The World On Motorcycle @WorldRider