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The Science of Accomplishment – 30 Motivational Skills To Get Your New Year’s Resolution Done

Confident that you’ll achieve your New Year’s resolution? Most people are. Only 12% succeed.1 88% of New Year’s resolutions fail. Let’s make this time different. Gamble and wish for the best, or take the long-term approach and guarantee eventual success. Develop The Skill of Accomplishment Accomplishment is not one inspirational technique or burst of willpower […]

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Goal Setting

[Properly set] goals have been shown to increase performance on well over 100 different tasks involving more than 40,000 participants in at least eight countries working in laboratory, simulation, and field settings. The dependent variables have included quantity, quality, time spent, costs, job behavior measures, and more. The time spans have ranged from 1 minute […]

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Self-Regulation Strategies Improve Self-Discipline in Adolescents: Benefits of Mental Contrasting and Implementation Intentions

Given the increasing evidence that self-control influences academic performance, it is important to try to increase the self-control of children. Of most interest are motivation strategies which have an immediate impact and don’t require a substantial time investment (e.g. unlike meditation). This study evaluated the impact of the combination of mental contrasting and implementation intentions on […]

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