Remember when you first started working? It was exciting and new and did not persist of the same old boring task for you to do day in and day out.
Somehow over the years things have changed for you. You have noticed yourself becoming bored at work. This might be due to the fact that you are just simply bored or there may be other reasons.
Doing the same thing day in and day out can often prove boring for many job doers. It is possible to get excited about work again, however! We have 7 ways to help you get motivated at work.
1. Re-ignite the Spark
Find the part of your job that you remember catching your interest. There must be some reason you chose your career. If you were once engaged then it is possible to find that magic spark once more. You are sure to enjoy work a lot more if you decided to carry the same attitude that you had when you first started!
2. Stay Ahead
Always make sure that you are staying on top of all the competition. You should always expand your knowledge in your current field to compete with new graduates coming in. It will lead to an increase in your performance that your boss is sure to notice!
Once he sees that your working so hard to improve he may feel like its time to reward you. You deserve that, don’t you? He will most likely be tempted to award you with a juicy promotion in which you will make more money. Who does not like that? You need the extra cash in today’s economy.
3. Get Creative
Never be afraid to be creative. Your boss cares about the opinions of his team members relies on them for advice and ideas. Once you get your creative juices flowing, you will start to come up with bigger and brighter ideas that can be a great asset to your team. You want to be one of the most innovative employees at your company don’t you? Letting your creative juices flow is a great way to achieve this.
4. Be Original
Have your own unique label on your work. So basically don’t copy. Your boss is much more likely to keep you around if he knows that you’re the only one who knows your style of work. This will also help your boss realize what a creative and outstanding employee you are.
5. Stay On Top
Always be determined to be the best employee in the office. Sometimes vanity is a good thing. When your boss sees that confidence he will start to believe in you as well.
6. Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help
Although you want to appear confident you should not be afraid to ask for help if you really need it. Sometimes admitting you don’t know something can help your project in a big way. Its okay to show others you’re human.
7. It’s All About The Money
Money is a big motivator for most of us and when you work you get paid. Think of what you would like to do with the money your earn (travel? new car?) and use that to inspire you!
So know you know how to get motivated at work again while impressing your boss. Once you are able to stay interested and motivated about your career you are sure to be a great asset to the company again!