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    Who Are You If You Become Someone Who Is Committed?

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  • Experiments...

    ... about commitment

    Minimizing Now

    Commit to yourself...

    now, and now, and now

    Commit to what the somebody else is committed to

    Possibility Listening

    This means developing possibility listening. Listen for what your partner is committed to and then commit to that. Most of us do not really know what our partner, our children, or our boss are committed to. It may be to finish knitting a sweater by Christmas, or to do 500 pushups, or to open a successful restaurant, or to spend some weekend hours totally relaxing. We all have both conscious and unconscious commitments. Many of the unconscious commitments that we are most fiercely committed to fulfilling are irresponsible. This experiment is not like Bonnie’s commitment to Clyde’s irresponsible habit of bank robbing. This experiment is about listening for and committing to your partner’s responsible commitments.

  • Streaks

    by Seth Godin

    Today’s the 11th year in a row of daily posts on this blog. Nearly 5,000,000 words since my first post twenty years ago, and I haven’t missed a day (given some time-zone wiggle room) since 2008.

    Streaks are their own reward.

    Streaks create internal pressure that keeps streaks going.

    Streaks require commitment at first, but then the commitment turns into a practice, and the practice into a habit.

    Habits are much easier to maintain than commitments.

    I’m pretty sure that the blog would still have an impact if I missed a day here or there, but once a commitment is made to a streak, the question shifts from, “should I blog tomorrow,” to, “what will tomorrow’s blog say?”

    And once you’ve made that shift, it’s 100x easier to find the voice that you’re looking for.

    I didn’t set out to have this particular streak (I don’t remember the day the blog went from ‘most days’ to ‘every day’) but I’m glad to have gone on this journey. Thanks for being part of it.

  • The Mechanics of Commitment

    A powerful principle used for commitment is minimizing now.