How to Be Motivated Every Day: Advice for Local Retailers from newsXpress

When it comes to local retail, to owning and running a local retail newsagency shop, motivation is key. As a local retailer, it can be tough to stay motivated every day. The hours are long, the work is challenging, and sometimes it feels like nobody appreciates all that you do. But it’s important to remember why you got into retail in the first place, and to find ways to stay motivated throughout the day. In this blog post, we will share some advice on how to stay motivated and keep your energy up!

First, it’s important to have a clear goal or vision for your local retail newsagency business. What are you hoping to achieve? Write down your goals and refer to them often. This will help you stay focused and motivated as you work towards something specific.

It’s also important to take care of yourself physically and mentally. Get enough sleep, eat healthy meals, and take breaks when you need them. This will help you stay focused and energized throughout the day.

Finally, remember to have fun! Retail can be challenging, but it can also be rewarding, it should be rewarding, you can make it rewarding. Find ways to enjoy your work, and don’t forget to celebrate your successes along the way. With these tips in mind, you’ll be well on your way to being motivated every day!

Here’s a secret that works every time for motivation: have a list.

Yes, it is that simple. try it. End the day with making a short list for the next morning. This means you start the day with things to go, goals to achieve and joy to feel when you tick them off. make sure that the list kicks off with some easy wins.

Never let the list get out of control. Always have it with you, so you can pick something to do, something you know needs doing. Then, do it.

And, if something does feel overwhelming, rather than getting sucked down a sink hole of thoughts, m worry and doubt, take a step, a single step, yes take a step forward because even one step, some small step, can help you feel you have achieved something toward that goal.

While we are not mental health professionals, our experience in local small business retail and working with many retail newsagents is that a small step toward a goal can be motivating, encouraging. In some cases this is the foundation of motivation. It’s why a list can work, why it can be the answer to motivation for a local small business retailer like a newsagent.

newsXpress helps local retail newsagents run more enjoyable and valuable shops. We do this is a range of unique ways that we have developed over the years of working with newsagents, primarily local retail newsagents on the high street and in regional and rural Australia.

newsXpress is a marketing group delivering support, ideas, motivation and commercial opportunities to newsagents – from which they can choose what works best for them.