TED Points 05: Keep your goals to yourself

  • ⏲ 3:15 length
  • 🌤 Not the best presentation (although I'm a fan of him ever since seeing him speak live) but bonus points for landing the message in 3 minutes
  • 🎯 A point that I personally believe in

  1. Stop blabbing about your goals. When friends respond with encouragement, it gives a sense of feel-good that detracts you from working towards the goal.
  2. Scientific community's term for it is 'substitution'. 
  3. I find his point to be very valid from a personal example that weighs heavy from dedicating a full year to attempting and failing at Selection
...your mind mistakes the talking for the doing...