How to STAY MOTIVATED
There are days when you feel like Tess at the end of
Working Girl... and then there are days when you feel like Tess at the beginning of Working Girl. To stay focused, jot down four successes (big or small, work-related or personal) at the end of each day, says Pamela Mitchell, author of The
10 Laws of Career Reinvention. Our brains are wired to cross something off and move on, but this will train it to take in your daily progress. “You have to build a new neural pathway,” she says, adding that the exercise “also shows you how something that you did maybe three weeks ago is paying off today.” Which sometimes is just the motivation you need.