During a recent Launch Conference, my friend Ken Davis joked from the stage, “All you have to do to become an expert is read five books on the same subject.” Everyone laughed. But in our get-smart-quick culture, it sometimes seems that way, doesn’t it?
Archive for Perception
I’m a big advocate of goal setting because I’ve personally benefited from it. But I’m also amazed how much the science of goal setting explains my personal experience. Whether working as an independent entrepreneur or a corporate executive, I’ve seen personal and organizational goal setting reap big rewards—and the research shows why.
How you see yourself is important. How you see others is equally important. We often underestimate how much our perceptions shape both realities. Recently, someone on Twitter posted a link to a short video, The Butterfly Circus. It one First Place in the “2009 Door Post Film Festival.” It’s only 20 minutes, but it packs a powerful punch.