Self-Motivation Techniques & Examples


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Rachel looks at life situations with the glass half full. She sees the opportunity that presents itself when she looks at life this way. Which of the following self-motivation techniques is Rachel employing?

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Michael is motivated to become the president of ABC Company because it offers a tremendous pay increase. What type of motivator is this promotion for Michael?

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Even though Emily is a shy person, she attends networking events in order to meet other professionals and get ahead in her career.

Which self-motivation technique is Emily doing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to get self-motivated, there are techniques that can be used. Gauge your knowledge of these techniques and how they work by using the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools are useful in checking your knowledge of:

  • A self-motivation technique that involves networking with other professionals
  • The meaning of self-motivation
  • Technique where books are read and classes are taken
  • Other self-motivation techniques

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of self-motivation to determine its benefits for people
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a self-motivation technique that involves reading books and taking classes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about money as a motivator

Additional Learning

Explore more at your own pace with the lesson, Self-Motivation Techniques & Examples. Use this lesson to:

  • Examine the effects of using self-motivation techniques
  • Identify different types of motivators
  • Explore internal vs. external rewards
  • Review examples of self-motivation techniques