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William james

" Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that ensure the successful outcome of your venture"

WILLIAM JAMES

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The Traditional Approach: Outcome-Based Goals

The traditional approach to goal-setting is measured by one thing: the outcome. 

This goal-setting approach is problematic for three reasons:

  1. It attaches our self-worth to the outcome of our goal: If we accomplish our goal, we see ourselves as successful; if we d...

Be positive

Belief in a successful outcome can prevent you from worry that can drain and distract your working memory.

Anxiety and fear are stripped from the equation, allowing you to act with confidence.

Be optimistic. At the end of one thing is always the beginning of something new and we can focus on loss, or the new avenues that unfold…..as one door closes, another opens. 

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