Our goal setting is supposed to gain more power if we write our goals down. And it is conventional wisdom that, if we tell someone else we are further motivated to achieve them. However, “Entrepreneur, programmer, avid student of life” Derek Sivers suggests that nearly a century of psychological research shows it is better to keep your goals to yourself.
Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself http://youtu.be/NHopJHSlVo4
Founder of MindValley.com, Vishen Lakhiani, suggests that most people today are caught up in achieving what he calls “means goals”, rather than “ends goals”. As a result we are obsessed with day to day concerns, and suddenly reach our forties dissatisfied with where life has brought us.
The 3 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself http://youtu.be/f8eU5Pc-y0g
In this video, he reflects on the midlife crisis and offers a practical exercise to help us work out what each individual is really meant to do with his/her life.
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