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Jerry Keusch

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What motivates you?

We all know of the chasm between what we should do and what we actually do. How can we motivate ourselves to achieve more?

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    Nov 16 2011: Future. The future motivates me. The expectance of things to come and things to happen.
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      Nov 17 2011: I'm interested in this reply for two reasons Robert.

      Firstly, Tomorrow or Manana, for many people is an excuse to put things off, why is it a motivator for you?

      Secondly, we hear about the importance of living in the Now. Focusing our attention on the past or the future removes us away from the reality of the present moment, and the vitality of living, again why is the the future a motivator for you?

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