Commit to Win: How to Harness the Four Elements of by Heidi Reeder

By Heidi Reeder

What do you want in addition to motivation and willpower?

In Commit to Win, Heidi Reeder, PhD, unpacks over 40 years of analysis by means of psychologists and economists to teach that the foremost to achieving any objective, even if it’s to hit the gymnasium extra usually or to eventually give up that dead-end task, isn’t motivation, determination, or decision. It’s commitment. Busting the myths such a lot folks think approximately dedication, Reeder exhibits that all of it comes right down to 4 variables:

• Treasures: the advantages we get from operating towards a goal,
• problems: the problems we need to deal with,
• Contributions: the time, funds, and energy we make investments, and
• offerings: the variety of stable choices we have.

Together, those variables make up a formulation that not just measures how devoted we're, but additionally exhibits which elements we will be able to switch to get our dedication point in sync with what we wish to do. jam-packed with functional examples and motion plans for numerous events, Commit to Win will permit readers to forestall wishing for issues to be assorted and as an alternative make useful alterations that might evidently empower them to arrive their pursuits. it's going to attract readers of Succeed and The determination Instinct.

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The chain lay there so long that Hans felt sorry for it, and wondered if it did not get lonely. He got lonely often himself, for there was nobody to play with him at his own home, and his aunt did not encourage him to play with other children. She liked a quiet house, she said, and she supposed that everybody else did. Hans made no more noise than a mouse. He stayed a great deal in the stable with the cows. The cows and he were good friends. One of them, the oldest of all, had given milk for him when he was a baby, and he never forgot to carry her a handful of salt at milking time.

Mother-bird sat upon them day and night; and even when father-bird would say, "You really must fly about a little and let me take care of the eggs," she did not like to leave them. After a while two little birds came out of the shells,—which was just what she had been hoping for all the long time. The baby-birds were both so weak and small that they could do nothing at all for themselves but open their mouths very wide and call "Peep, peep! " Mother-bird and father-bird were busy all day getting them something to eat.

The crooked path was full of flowers as far as the little boy could see—which was notf ar, you know. They hung in great clusters from the tangled vines that twined around the trees that bent their branches over the crooked path; and they looked so bright and smelled so sweet that the little boy thought he must go that way. He could not run along the crooked path, for it twisted and turned so that he could not see straight ahead of him; and the branches of the trees hung down so low that he could not stand straight, but had to go bending and creeping under them till his back was tired.

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