So how’s your motivation been lately? Have you been fired up with so much energy and enthusiasm that you can’t wait to hit the gym at 5 a.m every morning? When you know there’s a grueling, gut-wrenching, sweat-pouring workout ahead of you, do you look forward to it and shout, “BRING IT ON!” Are you so mentally “jacked up” that missing a workout isn’t even a possibility in your world? Do you attack the barbells and dumbbells with a ferocious animal attitude? Is quitting an option that could never even enter your brain?
If you answered yes to these questions, then congratulations – you’ve got “eye of the tiger motivation.” If you answered no to any of these questions, then read on because you’re about to get a sneak peak inside the brains of mega-motivated super-achievers. Even better, you’ll discover how to “turn on” your own motivational forces by learning and copying the mental states of mega-motivation.
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a branch of psychology and counseling that is based on identifying patterns of human excellence (such as high motivation) and then duplicating them, a process known as “modeling.” According to NLP trainer Robert Dilts, “Modeling involves observing and mapping the successful processes which underlie an exceptional performance and breaking it into small enough chunks so that it can be recapitulated and reproduced by anyone.”
Modeling has been used to identify the genius strategies of Albert Einstein, The creativity strategies of Walt Disney, the persuasion strategies of star salespeople, the leadership strategies of winning coaches and the peak performance strategies of medal winning athletes. Continued…