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MoxieCast is THE show to add more feel-good to your day. Dr. Mandy Lehto, coach, writer and speaker, brings you unique and actionable ways to get more purpose, peace and awareness of what’s possible when we disable auto-pilot and start living on purpose.
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007: How Motivation Happens. Mark McGuinness on Mojo, Resilience & Techno-dancing
Motivation: No matter what line of work you’re in, sometimes you have motivation and sometimes you just don’t. When you are feeling motivated, it’s easier to make decisions and do what needs to be done; when your mojo is running low, you can get distracted and lose your productivity. Today’s guest is Mark McGuinness. He’s a coach, motivational expert, poet and author. He has written two books Motivation for Creative People and Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success. In addition, his work has been featured in Vogue US, the Wall Street Journal and the Discovery Channel. Today Mark talks to us about motivation and resilience. Some of the topics discussed include: What motivation is and what it isn’t: Mark defines it as whatever gets you moving. How to foster long-term motivation when the project or goal is not short-term. How organization and sticking to a schedule can help keep you motivated. How curiosity makes a big difference when it comes to motivation and follow-through. Mark’s first thoughts on mojo, including what he does when his is flagging, what doesn’t work, who inspires him, and his mantra. Some ways to avoid being hurt by rejection and “taking it personally.” Actionable tips on getting and staying motivated. Links and Resources: Mark’s Poetry Creative Coaching Training for Creative Companies Mark on Twitter Mark on Google Mark on Facebook Motivation for Creative People http://www.facebook.com/LateralAction Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success