Making your commitment public


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Making your commitment public

Many studies have shown that peer pressure can be used in a positive way. Knowing that other people are counting on you to succeed can increase your likelihood of following through. Making your commitment public moves your goal out of your mind and into the spotlight, so that people around you can help you accomplish it. Making a public commitment can also help you avoid procrastination. And often, when you tell others, you'll also see them get on your side and look for ways to help you.

For example, when I decided to write my first book, The Myth of Multitasking, I made a commitment to my clients that I was working on a book. I told them I was going to finish the first draft by a particular date. Making this public commitment increased my resolve to follow through when writing time appeared on my calendar. So, who is the best person to share your commitment with? You have several options: You can tell family members, or your friends. You may want to share this with coworkers.

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