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The Secret of Raising a Self-Disciplined Child

by koku_jin
“Together with intelligence, self-control turns out to be the best predictor of a successful and satisfying life.” – Steven Pinker “You frequently mention “setting limits” and I am wondering if you can elaborate. I feel like I am not good at setting limits and my children probably feel like I am unpredictable with what I allow and what sets me off.” — Aurora What does Aurora’s question about setting limits have to do with cognitive scientist Steven Pinker’s opinion on self-control? Our children learn self-control from the limits we set. But — and this is critical — only if we […]

Having Trouble Reaching Goals? This Could Be Why

by koku_jin
Goals, goals, goals… we all have them. But, only a select few seem good at consistently achieving and exceeding their goals. Would you like to join this select group? If yes, then read on to discover some little-known wisdom about goal setting and goal achievement.  How Goal Setting Impacts Our Lives “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar According to Psychology Today, goal setting is linked to higher achievement.((Psychology Today: Goal-Setting Is Linked to Higher Achievement)) This is due to several factors, including the ability of goal […]

Getting SMART with Your Sales Goals

by personal development journalist
Achieve Results by Setting the Right Sales Goals Sales is all about achieving results, but how are you going to get there? Reaching a destination requires directions, and achieving results requires goal-setting. After all, how can you track your progress or celebrate success if you don’t know what you are hoping to accomplish? Goal setting improves performance: One 2015 study by psychologist Gail Matthews at Dominican University revealed that participants who actually wrote down their goals performed 33% better than those who did not. The world of psychology is filled with similar findings which emphasize the connection between goals and […]