I have two friends who run marathons. Both always want to quit around mile 20, but somehow, when they see the finish line, they sprint to the end. How could someone so fatigued at mile 20 be gazelle-like at the end? Simple - it’s human nature to be energized when getting close to a goal.
In the book Before Happiness, Harvard researcher Shawn Archer describes this phenomenon of human nature in detail. It turns out that the perception that you’ve already begun achieving your goal can make you more likely to achieve it. Here are three simple ways to apply this insight to your life in compliance.Read More