“Everyone has their own bag of rocks.”
…you’ve heard the phrase.
The bag is filled with their sorrow, their pain.
My grandmother said:
“If one night God brought you into the room
where He keeps everyone’s bag of rocks…
and let you set your bag down
and peek into all the other bags…
“Give me back my bag, please.”
So many people carrying such a heavy load.
But what if we “re-framed” those rocks?
What if we carved into them the things we wanted?
I think you will find the WSJ article “On the Journey to New Habits” from Dr Fogg (yup, real name) Founder and Director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University to be incredibly timely (welcome to the New Year), strategic (the importance of “habits” and “prods”) and simple—
Use Brain Science to GET TO YES FASTER®
Because the Brain is Predictable.
YESCALATE® Tip # 8 The Fastest Brain Trigger “SUPPLY”
Last week we focused on the fact that
compliments release dopamine in the brain.
And I suggested you look for opportunities
to say “You Made a Smart Decision…”
And that Limited Numbers, Deadlines and Penalties
can trigger people in a negative way if we
don’t give the reason for them.
Remember my phrase:
It’s “BS” if there’s no “BECAUSE”.