How Focusing on Results Limits Success

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“Early education makes us mindless” states social psychologist Ellen Langer.
In her book “Mindfulness” Langer argues that from a young age we are taught to focus on goals rather than the process by which they are achieved.
With such an intense focus on achieving goals and high results you may have become locked in a certain way of thinking. “Mindless” is how Langer describes this state.
Instead of asking “How do I do this?” or “How can I do this?” you […]

Creating Lasting Habits with the IMPI Strategy

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According to psychological research only 53% of peoples’ goals are actually translated into action.
A measly 53%.
Why is this the case?
Professor of Psychology at New York University, Dr Peter Gollwitzer, believes that there are a number of things that derail us from achieving our goals.
We may find ourselves being distracted by Facebook and […]

43 things to help you achieve your goals

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Do you need a bit of inspiration and help with setting your goals for the year? Not sure where to start or how to word your goals?
I recently stumbled across a great goal setting website called 43 things.
It allows you to list your goals, share your progress and encourage others to do the same.
Better still, people who have achieved the same goal that you are currently after can […]