I am in the homestretch on the ^&%*#ing dissertation. At the end of this, I get my free time back, a new lease on life, a promotion and raise, relief from the endless niggling expenses of grad school, and a piece of sheepskin.
That should be motivation enough, but it’s still hard to stay on track and enthused. Other benefits you folks can foresee? Besides the exponential increase in reverence and respect from Dopers, I mean [snort]. C’mon, Cranky needs motivation here. Creativity welcomed.