image credits via @HBR
Do you know what you’d like your future self to look like? Sound like? Feel like? This very interesting article by Medium-made success, writer Benjamin Hardy, for HBR, leans on academic research papers to make the point that we need to choose what we want to be, in order to become that future self. He also points to the skill sets that can support this approach, including psychological flexibility,a topic I tackled before and that you can listen to in depth in my interview with Jonathan Kaplan.
The clincher - though there are more than one - is this:
‘It is your behaviour that creates your personality, not the other way around.’
And in order to get there, accountability is a must. Here’s the tip of the day:
‘So who do you want to be? Start by telling people.’
Read more here.