How often have you set yourself a lofty goal only to abandon it after a lukewarm approach or weak commitment makes success seem overwhelming and unattainable? Achieving a big goal is hard, and emotional fatigue can get the better of you. Jeff Haden, author of The Motivation Myth, offers a simple life hack to increase your chances of success: Commit to your goal for just a fortnight. After two weeks of dedicated work, you’ll start to see the fruits of your labor emerge, and you can then decide whether your goal is worth pursuing.
About the Author
Jeff Haden is a contributing editor to Inc. and author of The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win.
Comment on this summary
By the same author
In our Journal
9 months ago
The Magic of Beginnings
How to start something new, and why you should do it every day. Monday morning. You open your eyes, roll over again in bed – but it’s no use: You have to get out. Shower, brush your teeth, make coffee, smile at your better half and remark that he or she looks fantastic despite the […]