…Get Motivated

  Happy Monday!

If you are in need of some extra motivation today, I have some good news for you. 

According to a new study conducted at the University of Manitoba, the secret to success may be as simple as what you call yourself. 

Meaning, if you call yourself a runner you’re much more likely to keep with your goal of running a few miles each day. Or if you want to start swimming once a week, your odds of succeeding go up if you start calling yourself a swimmer.

Unfortunately, the study focused on exercise habits, so there’s no data to back up its effects on your career as a dancer or painter. It should also be noted that these “titles” are more like skills or habits. So, telling everyone that you’re the CEO is still lying, not self-motivation. 

More on the Story: Science Direct


Posted on June 15, 2015, in News, Opinion and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Haha! This makes me think of that saying – “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have”. Kind of the same, and might be easier to apply in the case of CEO. 🙂

  2. Eat for the waistline you want, not the waistline you have…

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