Going into the Weekend Thought….
Praise Behaviors, NOT Results.⠀
Whenever people lose weight, lower body fat, or experience positive health changes, it’s very tempting to high-five them and lavish praise.⠀
But But there are risks of doing this.⠀
“Results are somewhat unpredictable. Therefore, it doesn’t make sense to praise metrics. Because they’re fickle. And clients have limited control over them.⠀
On the other hand, behaviors are controllable, and consistent behaviors often lead to long-term, sustainable outcomes.⠀
So, when you praise behaviors (instead of outcomes), people will associate taking action and showing up — not dropping numbers on the scale — with smiles and high-fives.”⠀
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