Research tells us that sharing your goal might have a negative effect on your motivation, but when you keep it to yourself, you’re robbing yourself of potentially crucial support, resources, and perspective. You can remedy this dilemma by choosing the right people with whom to share your goals. The person or people you choose can provide the support you need without giving you a premature sense of completion.
- Determine the best people in your network to share your goals with
- Maintain your motivation by sharing your goals strategically, not openly
- Choose confidants based on the resources, support, and perspectives that will be most advantageous