My personal three main points:
1. To motivate oneself or someone else start by making small decisions to feel in control. These decisions don’t have to be big ones.
2. Goal setting: Set large ones but connect these with short-term goals you can do now. “What can I do today that moves me toward my goal ?”
3. Decision Making: Visualize what scenarios could happen, be specific then think of the actual probability of each happening. Then make a decision.