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20 Big Life Mistakes Those About To Die Would Like To Warn You About

20 Big Life Mistakes Those About To Die Would Like To Warn You About

And these life mistakes may turn into your regrets if you go on and live with the same attitude.

1. Caring too much about what other people think

care about others

    2. Not accomplishing enough

    goal

      3. Not telling someone how you truly felt

      silent

        4. Not standing up for yourself more

        volunteer

          5. Not following your passion in life

          passion

            6. Arguing with your loved ones all the time

            argue

              7. Not growing the children to be who they wanted to be

              be with kid

                8. Not living more in the moment enough

                enjoy life

                  9. Working too much

                  work hard

                    10. Traveling too little

                    tourist

                      11. Listening to everyone else

                      yes yes yes

                        12. Not taking good care of yourself

                        sickness

                          13. Not willing to take risks

                          rising

                            14. Having little time

                            time flies

                              15. Worrying too much

                              worrying

                                16. Not appreciating enough

                                not impressed

                                  17. Spending little time with family

                                  no family

                                    18. Taking yourself too seriously

                                    selfish

                                      19. Not doing enough for other people

                                      brutal

                                        20. Finally, feeling sad all the time

                                        sad

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                                          Last Updated on January 21, 2020

                                          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                                          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                                          If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by being able to motivate people towards their goals. You wouldn’t be frustrated by lazy co-workers. You wouldn’t be mad at your partner for wasting the weekend in front of the TV. Also, the more people around you are motivated toward their dreams, the more you can capitalize off their successes.

                                          Being able to motivate people is key to your success at work, at home, and in the future because no one can achieve anything alone. We all need the help of others.

                                          So, how to motivate people? Here are 7 ways to motivate others even you can do.

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                                          1. Listen

                                          Most people start out trying to motivate someone by giving them a lengthy speech, but this rarely works because motivation has to start inside others. The best way to motivate others is to start by listening to what they want to do. Find out what the person’s goals and dreams are. If it’s something you want to encourage, then continue through these steps.

                                          2. Ask Open-Ended Questions

                                          Open-ended questions are the best way to figure out what someone’s dreams are. If you can’t think of anything to ask, start with, “What have you always wanted to do?”

                                          “Why do you want to do that?”

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                                          “What makes you so excited about it?”

                                          “How long has that been your dream?”

                                          You need this information the help you with the following steps.

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                                          3. Encourage

                                          This is the most important step, because starting a dream is scary. People are so scared they will fail or look stupid, many never try to reach their goals, so this is where you come in. You must encourage them. Say things like, “I think you will be great at that.” Better yet, say, “I think your skills in X will help you succeed.” For example if you have a friend who wants to own a pet store, say, “You are so great with animals, I think you will be excellent at running a pet store.”

                                          4. Ask About What the First Step Will Be

                                          After you’ve encouraged them, find how they will start. If they don’t know, you can make suggestions, but it’s better to let the person figure out the first step themselves so they can be committed to the process.

                                          5. Dream

                                          This is the most fun step, because you can dream about success. Say things like, “Wouldn’t it be cool if your business took off, and you didn’t have to work at that job you hate?” By allowing others to dream, you solidify the motivation in place and connect their dreams to a future reality.

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                                          6. Ask How You Can Help

                                          Most of the time, others won’t need anything from you, but it’s always good to offer. Just letting the person know you’re there will help motivate them to start. And, who knows, maybe your skills can help.

                                          7. Follow Up

                                          Periodically, over the course of the next year, ask them how their goal is going. This way you can find out what progress has been made. You may need to do the seven steps again, or they may need motivation in another area of their life.

                                          Final Thoughts

                                          By following these seven steps, you’ll be able to encourage the people around you to achieve their dreams and goals. In return, you’ll be more passionate about getting to your goals, you’ll be surrounded by successful people, and others will want to help you reach your dreams …

                                          Oh, and you’ll become a motivational super hero. Time to get a cape!

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