Imagine telling someone that you meet today what you’re going to do. Imagine their congratulations and their high image of you. Doesn’t it feel good to say it out loud? Don’t you feel one step closer already, like it’s already becoming part of your identity?
Well, bad news: you should have kept your mouth shut, because that good feeling now will make you less likely to do it.Derek Sivers
As a small business owner and serial entrepreneur, it’s difficult to keep your thoughts, ideas, and goals to yourself – but there’s definitely truth in Derek’s thoughts that the satisfaction gained from simply talking about your goals is, in many cases, enough of an adrenaline rush to completely forego the actual steps required to actually achieve your goals.
Fun food for thought at 2 AM…