How to Get More Done: Use A Commitment Device

How to build your own commitment device

  • Focus on action, not outcome
  • Share your goal with others/ make it public
  • Relinquish control to someone else
  • Use a powerful and personal incentive

How to use commitment devices in your business

If you’re a business owner or product manager, there are ways to build in commitment devices into your business. My client Christine, a serial entrepreneur extraordinaire, announces her launch dates far in advance. They are always extremely aggressive, but once the information is out there, she is super motivated to prove to everyone that it IS possible to launch a new business so quickly.

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