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5 of the Most Popular Quotes to Help You Refocus and Motivate Yourself This Month

July 7th, 2016

Feeling dull, unmotivated, defeated?

Nearly everyone gets into a rut in a career once in a while. This is when it’s a good time to seek out inspiration from other sources, and listen to the wise words of the most successful people in the world. So, get out your inspirational journal, grab a cup of tea, and put on some soft music while you read through 5 of the most popular quotes to help you refocus and get motivated.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
– Lao-Tzu

“Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.”
– Dale Carnegie

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?”
– Marianne Williamson

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
– Henry Ford

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
– Jimmy Dean

And here is a BONUS quote to post on your work wall:

“Do or do not. There is no try.”
– Yoda

Just in case you need a little more inspiration, here are 10 tips to help you get and stay motivated to reach your goals this month:

  1. Get up 30 minutes early each day and take your time getting to work.
  2. Purchase a wearable fitness device and keep track of how many steps you take.
  3. Hang out with positive people instead of whiners and complainers.
  4. Ask for work projects that allow you to show off your unique skills.
  5. Try a new hobby and share it with your friends, family, and co-workers.
  6. Start eating healthier and reducing bad habits a little more each day.
  7. Take the time to jot down 3 things you are thankful for every evening.
  8. Set short term goals for every day on a list, then check them off.
  9. Set long term goals on a calendar, and check them off as you go.
  10. Get an accountability partner to help keep you motivated and focused.

About Staffing Resources

Staffing Resources, established in 1985, is a privately held Atlanta-based corporation and a certified Female Business Enterprise. We provide a wide range of full- and part-time employees to businesses, associations, government and non-profit organizations in the metro Atlanta area.

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