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Career Leverage: Helping Engineers Succeed In Career and Life

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Luis Duque from Engineering our Future provides meaningful and educational conversations with some of the best and brightest engineers and professionals worldwide so you can stay ahead of the curve in your career. Learn what the best engineers are working on, creating, and teaching so you can develo… read more


100 // Simple Ways to Find Motivation

As an engineer, you know that staying on top of work and being consistent is key. Sometimes we need an extra nudge to get us over the hump and stay motivated. If you're feeling unmotivated, here are a few tips that can help:

* Find an accountability partner. Having someone to hold you accountable can be a great way to stay motivated. This could be a friend, family member, or coworker. When you know that someone else is counting on you, you're more likely to follow through on your commitments.

* Create systems, not goals. Goals are important, but they're not enough. You also need to create systems that will help you achieve your goals. This could involve setting up a daily routine, tracking your progress, or finding a mentor.

* Remember why you're motivated. When you're feeling unmotivated, it can be helpful to remember why you're working so hard in the first place. What are your goals? What are you passionate about? Keeping your goals and passions in mind can help you stay motivated when things get tough.

Here are some action items that you can take to find motivation as an engineer:

* Set up a weekly meeting with your accountability partner. During this meeting, you can discuss your goals, progress, and any challenges you're facing. Your accountability partner can offer support and encouragement, and they can help you stay on track.

* Create a daily routine that includes time for work, learning, and self-care. When you have a routine, it's easier to stay motivated. Make sure to include time for the things that are important to you, such as working on your goals, learning new things, and taking care of yourself.

* Find a mentor who can help you achieve your goals. A mentor can offer guidance, support, and advice. They can also help you connect with other people who can help you achieve your goals.

Finding motivation can be challenging, but it's essential for success. By following these tips, you can find the motivation you need to achieve your goals.

In addition to the tips above, here are some additional resources that you may find helpful:

* The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

* Atomic Habits by James Clear

* The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

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