Today's topic, efficacy, is especially relevant to new listeners and those starting out on their goal-achievement journey. Self-efficacy, in fact, is the ability to produce a desired result, as in a goal.
When attempting a goal, we all have to bridge a gap between where we are (X) and what we want to accomplish (Y). Surprisingly, this has less to do with discipline or motivation than it does with self-efficacy.
How do we create the bridge from where we are to our desired destination? Self-efficacy is the key, and PARR (Plan, Act, Record, Reassess) is your golden ticket to self-efficacy.
Say your goal is to lose 30 pounds. To get from +30 to -30, following the Habit Factor methodology, you download the tracking sheet or use the tracking tool in the app. You decide on the habits that will get you to your goal and start tracking them.
What does this have to do with self-efficacy? We've planned; now we're going to act. Each time you match your action with your target — and track this behavior on your tracking sheet —you are producing the desired result. This is the very definition of self-efficacy. If your target is to walk three miles a day and you accomplish this, you've won the day and you're on your way to your ultimate goal.
Listen in to hear more about how habit tracking and PARR generate the self-efficacy you need to produce your desired results, elevating your own momentum, motivation, and self-esteem. Enjoy the episode!
New listeners: By texting the word "HABITS" to the mobile phone number "33444" you will instantly receive your "hack"/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.
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TOOLS/BOOKS WE ALWAYS RECOMMEND:
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As a Man Thinketh
The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)
The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)
Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)
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