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Keep your goals to yourself

After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it’s better to keep goals secret. He presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be less likely to achieve them.

Watch this short video.

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  1. September 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    Really a nice one, at this moment for me. Thanks for sharing!

  2. thecontentguy
    September 10, 2010 at 1:32 am

    Glad that this was useful. Yet, it contradicts the idea of telling others your personal goal (usually it’s your New Year resolution) as those people will ‘help’ you achieve your goal. Still, this is something to think about. 🙂

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