Feeling Discouraged? 3 Tips for Staying Motivated When Times Get Tough

The last couple of years have certainly been challenging for many. I hear it in conversations at most networking events I attend when people are asked “How’s it going?” First, there’s a shrug of the shoulders, a look of discouragement and the response is “I’m hanging in there.”

It’s not always easy to stay motivated when times get tough. I’ve written about how to cost-effectively market yourself in turbulent times, but wanted to share this video (below) with you from colleague Adam Urbanksi – The Marketing Mentor who offers 3 simple steps to staying motivated.

It’s short & sweet (less than 3 minutes) and offers practical, easy-to-follow tips to help you.

One of my favorites is Adam’s collection of cards he receives. He keeps it in a book called “My Raving Fans.” It’s similar to what I call my “Wall of Fame” – a collection of cards & notes I’ve received from happy clients. If you don’t have a collection, why not start one today? If you do, what do you call it? Share it in the comments section below. I’d love to hear from you.

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation”. – Brian Tracy

Debra Jason

Marketing & writing with heart, not hype at at The Write Direction
A recipient of the “Creative Person of the Year” award, Debra educates and empowers creative solopreneurs and enthusiastic business owners to create a lifestyle business that provides them with the flexibility, fun and freedom to do what they love. She also inspires you to communicate your marketing message in a way that captivates and converts your prospects into loyal, raving fans - even if you have been struggling with how to transform your ideas into words in the past.

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