What Motivates You?

by Ray Martinez

At one time or another we’ve all experienced uncertainty in our lives. When things don’t seem to go your way, it is hard to get motivated, and we usually settle for the status quo.

Many people want and need success, but in order to achieve it you need three things:

Transformation +

Change +

Power =


Your mind needs transformation, your attitude needs change and you have the power to reach your destiny and get to the next level or chapter in your life.

What Success is Really About

Success is not about money, but rather about life; growing and developing yourself and others, which is a gift of reciprocity.

It does not matter what you get in life, but it is being the best that you can be and doing the best you can do.

You can accomplish anything in life if you have one special ingredient, and that is desire. There is always someone better than you talent wise, but it is your desire and vision to be the best that can change the outcome.

It is said about attitude, “Your attitude will determine your altitude.” How high you climb on your ladder is all determined by your attitude. If you don’t believe, you won’t get to where you want to go.

Another Ray Mar Sports Analogy

As we prepare for the upcoming football season, I think back to a game last year with the Philadelphia Eagles down 31-10 to the New York Giants and when everyone wrote off the Eagles, it was their desire to come back and defeat the Giants 38-31. Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana, sought perfection, but if he could not seek perfection, he settled for greatness-which he could handle. But don’t settle on being good enough, seek perfection.

Michael Jordan, failed many times in his lifetime, that is why he became a 6-time World Champion. You see champions are defined by their failures. Don’t allow your setbacks to be excuses to not reach your goal.

Lance Armstrong rode when no one would ride with him. So what did he do? He sacrificed. You have to ask yourself two questions. How much are you willing to sacrifice and how much are you willing to suffer to reach your full potential?

Reaching Your Goals

Reaching your goals take a tremendous amount of hard work, dedication and commitment. Don’t fall into the trap of the way society thinks today, that they are entitled to things in life, that the government will take care of you. It is a big lie, nobody owes you anything, get off the couch, and work for it.

Lastly, it takes a tremendous amount of faith to believe in your God given abilities. Faith can move mountains, like the Nike commercials, “Just Do It.”

Remember, you can have all the things in life, if you help others get what they need. Now go out there, write down your goals, achieve them and make a difference in someone elses life.

Ray Martinez – Unbridled Inspiration

Ray Martinez of Ray Mar Productions in Goodyear, AZ is the most highly accredited individual in the mobile DJ industry.

A 30+ year veteran, Ray’s many accomplishments include:

  • 2006 American Disc Jockey Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2003 National Male Entertainer of the Year
  • American Disc Jockey Awards; 2001 & 2002 ADJA Southern California Entertainer of the Year
  • Author, “Performance Beyond Expectation,” “Music From My Heart”
  • Vice President-Board of Directors of N.A.M.E. (National Association of Mobile Entertainers)
  • Executive Director, CrossMix-Christian DJ Association
  • Lifetime Member-American Disc Jockey Association
  • Former National Director of the ADJA
  • Former Vice President of the ADJA So. California Chapter
  • Ambassador and Endorsed Artist for QSC Audio.

To purchase Ray Mar’s books, visit his website. To contact him, email DJRayMar@aol.com.

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