Share A Goal?

Just after New Years the question comes up, “what did you set for your New Year’s Resolution?” Inevitably at least one goal is shared with the person that asked the question. Is that the smart thing to do? According to this TedTalk the best course of action might be to keep the goal to ourselves; or to word it in such a way we get no satisfaction.

From the description on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHopJHSlVo4)

http://www.ted.com After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone — but Derek Sivers says it’s better to keep goals secret. He presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be less likely to achieve them.

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