Daily Blog #4
Today was really interesting, I got calls from a lot of old friends. And it actually felt really great talking to them.
Fun Fact: Each memory we have gets altered as time passes by. As you tell and retell the story you start to remember it from the last point of telling and seldom from the experience itself.
As I was reading a book I came across a concept called The Pygmalion Effect, the names catchy right, or at least I think so. Ok now, what is this? Simply put it means that the greater the expectation you keep the greater performance you will receive. At a glance, this might seem a bit stupid but think about it.
This happens all around us like teachers and students, boss and employees. The greater expectations they keep, the greater the output they receive. But I want to take it to the next level, apply the same effect on yourself.
What if our expectation for our future is really high. Will we get a greater performance then? Now the answer could be yes or no. Here’s my thinking on the matter.
I believe that this is true, as I strongly believe in the concept of Dreaming Big. How this is possible is the best part. When you expect more from yourself, unconsciously you are telling your brain, you want more success. And it will start to direct you to commit acts that will ultimately lead you to fulfill that level you were hoping to achieve. Seems silly right, but it’s not.
Think about all the things that you have accomplished and think about the times you thought that it was impossible. Its true guys our brain has immense potential and all we have to do is give the right commands(thoughts)
The higher you keep your expectations the greater will be your success compared to a person who has low expectations about his future. Now, this is just my thought and I would love to hear what you guys think about my crazy ass theory.
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