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This is my position on motivation:

Fuck motivation.

Do you need to get motivated? I have a special tool just for that, it never fails me:

There is no such thing as a lack of motivation.

This is easy to prove. Drink a gallon of water and see if you’ll need any motivation for a dash to the toilet. You will blaze through any obstacle that may lie between you and the restroom. It might be a silly example but it helps me to make a point:

Your performance is never a matter of motivation, it’s only a matter of question: “How bad do you want it?”

Do you know why many people never achieve their dreams? People never achieve their dreams because they are always trying to delegate their responsibility. They read books about success, watch lectures about success, pay tons of money to life couches to learn about success. They do everything they possibly can only to avoid facing a bloody simple truth:

An exertion of minimum effort doesn’t lead to success. There is no fast way to get anything worth getting in this life. You must earn it.

Motivation may get you through the first two weeks and then it will dissipate. Its short life makes it completely useless in the marathon of self-development. Personal growth is a lifelong journey and there is only one thing that can get you from where you are to where you want to be.

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