Just Try to Motivate Me!!!
“Keep Calm and Carry On” is the most famous motivational poster, with “Tomorrow is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life” coming in at a close second. But back in the 1910s through the Depression-era 1930s, motivation was in its golden years. How did industrialists and business leaders get the most productivity out of their workers? Not through cost-of-living increases or profit sharing or unexpected bonuses—but through a barrage of motivational sayings.
Watch for tomorrow’s Daily Heller for more fresh motivations. [Update: Here’s part two.]
. Still feeling unmotivated? Try the book Inspirability: 40 Top Designers Speak Out About What Inspires, or Glenn John Arnowitz’s webcast on “Design Inspiration for the Wired, Tired and Uninspired.”