Small Move, Big Change - Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently

Speaker  Caroline Arnold

Host  Amy Draves

Affiliation  Goldman Sacks

Duration  00:56:24

Date recorded  22 January 2014

A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major self-improvement Whether trying to lose weight, save money, or get organized, we’re always setting goals and making resolutions but rarely following through on them. Determination and willpower aren’t strong enough to defeat our mass of ingrained habits; to succeed we have to learn how to focus our self-control on precise behavioral targets and overwhelm them, according to longtime Wall Street technology strategist Caroline Arnold. Small Move, Big Change is Arnold’s guide to turning broad personal goals into meaningful and discrete behavioral changes that lead to permanent improvement. A microresolution is easily kept and designed to nail a self-improvement target exactly and deliver benefits immediately. While the traditional resolution promises rewards on a distant “someday,” a microresolution rewards us today by instantly altering our routines and, ultimately, ourselves.

©2014 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
> Small Move, Big Change - Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently