Motivation Monday: Practice Makes Perfect

By Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on April 1, 2019

Do you slog through your Monday mornings?

If you lament the end of the weekend and dread returning to the office, you may need our Motivation Monday quick tips. GritDaily offers an avenue to connect with others like you. We’re here to help get your work week off to a good start. Pump your fists – it’s time for Motivation Monday!

You Don’t Need to Practice, Ever

Said no one, actually. Although today is April Fool’s Day so I was half-tempted to go there and make this whole column one of opposites. Then I thought about it and my inner voice said, “This is a column intended to motivate people. It’s motivation Monday for goodness sakes. Ain’t nobody got time for that!”

Everything we’ve done since we were infants has required learning, trial, error, and even failure. We didn’t walk the first time we tried. Odds are that you learned how to bike with training wheels.

But you didn’t really figure it out until those baby wheels came off and you went head-first into a ditch.

Right, Tara? Inside joke.

By Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

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Dr. Loralyn Mears is a Columnist at Grit Daily and a podcast host (The Grit Files, which aims to shine the spotlight on female founders). She is a content marketer, founder of the WORKtech startup, STEERus, specializing in personal and professional development to address gaps in soft skills - communication in particular. In her consultancy practice, she helps clients with content and strategy. Loralyn spent over a decade playing with mosquito DNA, got her PhD, decided she would rather market science than be at the bench and has never looked back. Along the way, she’s wined and dined her way around the globe. She's authored two books, including the 2018 Gold Medal Indie Book award-winning, One Sip At a Time: a Memoir and the hard science thriller, "The Battle for Humanity: How Science Saved Us." 

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