CARLOS VETTORAZZI

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This page contains notes on the psychology behind motivation.

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Skills ignites the spark – not passion

Motivation grows from a sense of mastery, where progress fuels the fire ūüĒ• to learn and achieve more.

It is from this state that passion is created.

If you want to feel more passion in your life, focus on mastery.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Effort builds passion, not the other way around

Consistent action fosters a sense of competence, igniting the fire to keep striving for improvement

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Focus on small wins for big impact

Motivation grows with each accomplishment, no matter how small. 

Celebrate progress to fuel the desire for more.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Find the flow – not just the feeling

True engagement comes from being challenged but capable, fostering a sense of accomplishment and a drive to learn more.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Seek challenge – not comfort

Optimal motivation arises from tasks that are challenging but achievable, fostering a sense of accomplishment and a desire for further growth.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

To Maintain Motivation – Balance challenges

When tasks are too easy, motivation wanes. When tasks are too difficult it feels discouraging.

Find the Sweet Spot Between Challenge to Stay Engaged and Motivated.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Progress – not perfection

A growth mindset celebrates small wins, recognizes that setbacks and consistent effort paves the way for long-term achievement.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Dopamine dance – not a hit and run

Effective motivation leverages the reward system, celebrating milestones to trigger dopamine release and motivate us to keep going.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

Meaningful goals – not fleeting desires

Strong motivation thrives on goals that align with your core values, fostering a sense of purpose and direction.

    РCarlos Vettorazzi 

19 march¬† 2024 ‚ĆĀ notes To self

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