June 9, 2011

Using Others to Help Achieve Your Goals

Use your friends. Okay, that doesn't sound so nice. What I really meant is this: Tell someone your goals, so they hold you accountable.

Whatever your goals may be, whether it's losing weight, quitting smoking, or saving money, it's hard to keep yourself accountable sometimes. Most people don't have the discipline to follow through even if they want to. Why do you think there are schools and teachers and exams? It's not that people can't learn by reading textbooks on their own. It's the external push, competition for success, fixed schedules and deadlines that keep people in check. Accomplishing new goals requires effort and extra effort to keep yourself motivated. So if you're serious about making a lifestyle change, why not let your friends help you?

Tell as many people as you can. The more people you tell, the more you don't want to fail. Tweet it to your followers and tell your Facebook friends. It becomes a little game where you challenge yourself, and when you accomplish your goals, not only do you feel good, you also... look good.

No one likes to look like a failure and go back on their word now, do they?

My goal is to learn ActionScript 3.0 on my own. Now hold me accountable. Thank you.


  1. Whoa actionscript!! Good luck! I'll hold you accountable -- i'll look forward to a flash cartoon on my cookie blog, thank you. :)

  2. <3 Thank you Chloe!!