Episode 60

Motivation, Inspiration, Discipline & Action

February 23, 2016

Today we’re jamming on getting in the boss mindset by looking at the difference between motivation, inspiration, discipline, and action – and practical action steps you can take to get inspired, motivated and disciplined to do the work even if it might be a struggle to get there.

Episode Transcript
"Inspiration is finding elements in all parts of life that you can bring back to the task at hand."
- Emily Thompson

Discussed in this Episode

  • What is inspiration? What does it look like? What does it feel like?
  • When do you know you're inspired? When do you know you're not inspired?
  • Where does motivation come from?
  • Positive vs negative reinforcement when it comes to motivation
  • Rewarding yourself
  • Discipline for creative entrepreneurs
  • Getting through "darker days"

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Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative