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I hate the Haka

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

There was huge disappointment at the weekend as a last minute try denied Ireland their first ever victory over New Zealand despite the All Blacks being down 22-7 at half time.

A gripping game of rugby and one where motivation was evident throughout.

Ireland were motivated to clinch their first ever victory over the Kiwis, while New Zealand were motivated to come back and get their 14th consecutive victory this year and round off the perfect season.

Perhaps Cain Healy’s comments on Friday that he “hated the Haka” was motivation enough for the visitors. Perhaps the Haka has become a motivation to the opposition and it helps them to “psych up”.

It’s important to have that ambition, drive and determination throughout your own working career so that you too are determined to achieve professional goals and aid future job opportunities. But how can you motivate yourself and maintain passion throughout your career?

  • Find a mentor. Build a relationship with someone you feel can help you to grow, develop new skills and provide an objective sounding board. Gaining the support and perspective of an experienced executive, either informally or through a (more…)